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Old 02-15-2016, 02:56 PM   #1
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Johnny Duncan, Robin the Boy Wonder in a 1949 Batman Movie Serial, Dies at 92

Johnny Duncan, a popular guy around Hollywood who played Robin the Boy Wonder in a Batman serial that was shown in theaters in 1949, has died. He was 92.

Duncan, who taught Lana Turner the Lindy, palled around with Humphrey Bogart and had his head chopped off by Kirk Douglas in a sword fight in Spartacus, died Feb. 8 at his home in Davenport, Fla., his family announced.

He also appeared, mostly as a background player, in such films as Mervyn LeRoy's Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944); Otto Preminger's Whirlpool (1949); John Ford's When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950); Bedtime for Bonzo (1951), starring Ronald Reagan and a chimp; and the infamous Plan Nine From Outer Space (1959), directed by Ed Wood.

Johnny Duncan, Robin the Boy Wonder in a 1949 Batman Movie Serial, Dies at 92

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Sad news. R.I.P.
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