Video Village With Ask Chris: Liberace Vs. Batman


I ordered HBO just in time to catch the Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra this weekend. Libby was quite a peacock, but he was no match for Batman! Just before Halloween of 1966, the pianist portrayed bank-robbing twins in Gotham City, joining the ranks of special guest villains like Vincent Price and Zsa Zsa Gabor. The  creepy and wonderful scene where he woos Aunt Harriet with a bottle of root beer ranks among the great moments in television history.

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