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Michael Uslan's 1980 choice for Joker up for sale

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Here's the Joker! Film producer and comics fan Michael Uslan, who acquired the rights to make Batman as a movie in 1979, knew nearly a decade before Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" was released who the Joker would be. It came in a burst of inspiration in 1980 from the pages in the New York Post: a publicity photo of Jack Nicholson from the "The Shining" in which he hacks through...

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