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Custom carmaker George Barris dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — George Barris, the custom carmaker who designed the Batmobile made famous in the mid-1960s “Batman” television series, died Nov. 5 at his Los Angeles home at age 89. Barris’ son, Brett, announced his father’s death via a Facebook posting. “Sorry to have to post that my father, legendary kustom car king George…

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