Julie Newmar as Catwoman on the Batman TV series 1966-1967

Julie Newmar as Catwoman on the Batman T.V. show 1966-1967

"She was a cat woman before we ever cast her as Catwoman. She had a cat-like style. Her eyes were cat-like and her singing was like a meow." 

Producer Charles FitzSimons about executive producer Bill Dozier’s selection of Eartha Kitt as Catwoman (x)

Eartha Kitt as Catwoman on the Batman TV series c. 1967

"After the first show I adopted two kittens so that I could better understand the behaviors of a cat. They belonged to Gypsy Rose Lee’s sister June Havoc. She lived next door to the Actor’s Studio where I was studying at the time."

Julie Newmar on her preparation for the role of Catwoman (via)

Eartha Kitt as Catwoman in Batman c. 1967

Batman 1960s

Hear Me Roar (via)

Batman #392 (1986) (via)

Custom Comic Figures

Julie Newmar as Catwoman, 1960s