Saturday, March 29, 2014


Hollywood scriptwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr has died at the age of 91. He wrote a few of my favourite things: For the 60s television series, the wonderful Batman; and the feature films Papillon (an absolute fave with all its emotional notes) 1973, and King Kong of 1976 (which I treated Mr Semple's involvement, here).

It's always sad to hear when someone of note, or anyone, for that matter, passes on but when a person such as Lorenzo Semple lives a nice long life, plus survives that beastly town (hint: L.A.), that is impressive.

The show bible..
Creator of TV’s ‘Batman’ Lorenzo Semple Jr. Dies at 91

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