In May 1967, during the hiatus between season 2 and season 3, Adam West flew to England and shot a road-safety film, some photos of which are captured here. Batmania was still at its height in Britain. According to the notes on these photos, the film and photoshoot took place on the streets of Kensington on May 12th 1967, in London. Can anyone identify the actual streets used?
The incongruity of Batman juxtaposed with an Austin 1100 car, or
surrounded by onlookers in a grey London jumps out of the photos.
According to a blogger pcarroll3 on Amazon.co.uk , Batman's dialog in the film was :
"I'm taking a break from crime-fighting in Gotham and I'm here to tell
you about a daily deadly danger.... TRAFFIC!.. and it finished
REMEMBER, Always do your..(pause for effect, look stern into the camera) KERB DRILL! I loved it.
Original Publication: People Disc ? HM0458 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)