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Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances (BTAS): Beware the Gray Ghost and Sins of the Father
Appearances (SS): Blast From The Past
Voiced By: Not Applicable
The Film Reel is the traditional method of listing the length of a standard motion picture. A basic 35 mm reel is 1000 feet and runs for 11 minutes at 24 frames a second. In modern times, a standard is two reels that total 2000 feet and one movie takes around 5 of these. The exploits of Soul Power in the 1960's to 1970's were recorded on several film reels. Robert Hawkins owns a few of these. The only copies of the 1980's television series starring the Gray Ghost were on film reels in the possession of the star actor, Simon Trent. They were later transferred into a home video release after sightings of the Gray Ghost during the Mad Bomber case reignited interest in the property. Years later, Batman and Batgirl found Two-Face at the abandoned Janus Movie Theatre. He threatened to launch a deadly nerve gas unless he was paid a $22 million ransom. Tim Drake wore a Robin costume and upstaged the duo by throwing film reels at Two-Face and his gang.