A customised burial for TV’s Batmobile creator

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Pallbearers Richie Valles (L), Joji Barris (C) daughter, and son Jared Barris (R) during George Barris Celebration of Life Memorial and Burial Service at Forrest Lawn Memorial on Saturday. Barris is the man responsible for designing the iconic and much-loved ‘66 Batmobile. (AFP)

Pallbearers Richie Valles (L), Joji Barris (C) daughter, and son Jared Barris (R) during George Barris Celebration of Life Memorial and Burial Service at Forrest Lawn Memorial on Saturday. Barris is the man responsible for designing the iconic and much-loved ‘66 Batmobile. (AFP)

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Mourners in a custom car arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. He was a custom car maker best known for designing and building the Batmobile made famous in the mid-1960s. (AFP)

Mourners in a custom car arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. He was a custom car maker best known for designing and building the Batmobile made famous in the mid-1960s. (AFP)

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Mourners in hot rods and custom cars arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. He has also created vehicles for the TV shows Knight Rider, The Munsters and The Beverly Hillbillies and the films North by Northwest and Teenage Confidential. (AFP)

Mourners in hot rods and custom cars arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. He has also created vehicles for the TV shows Knight Rider, The Munsters and The Beverly Hillbillies and the films North by Northwest and Teenage Confidential. (AFP)

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Mourners in hot rods and custom cars arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. His casket was inspired by his most famous creation, Batmobile. (AFP)

Mourners in hot rods and custom cars arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris. His casket was inspired by his most famous creation, Batmobile. (AFP)

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A Hot Rodder drives past the workshop of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris during a farewell drive-by after his funeral service in North Hollywood, California. (AFP)

A Hot Rodder drives past the workshop of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris during a farewell drive-by after his funeral service in North Hollywood, California. (AFP)

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Mourners in a custom car arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. (AFP)

Mourners in a custom car arrive for the funeral service of legendary Hollywood film and television car builder George Barris at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. (AFP)

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