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May 5, 2014

1980: How Jack Nicholson became The Joker

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When producer Michael Uslan was first thinking about
how to bring a darker version of Batman to the big screen, back in 1980, he saw a photo of Jack Nicholson from The Shining in the newspaper — and he started drawing on it. Uslan turned Nicholson’s famous “Here’s Johnny!” face into the Clown Prince of Crime.
-- Retronaut

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 5, 2014 9:16 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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