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 Kato (The Green Hornet) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kato was The Green Hornet's driver, bodyguard and side-kick who donned a mask to help him in his adventures.
Kato was the Hornet's sidekick and had been played by a number of actors including Keye Luke and, in the television series, Bruce Lee.
The theme song of The Green Hornet was featured in Kill Bill Vol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kato_(The_Green_Hornet)   (455 words)

 ipedia.com: Sidekick Article
Kato served as chauffeur and assistant to the Green Hornet.
Because of Bruce Lee's appearance in the television series based on the character, this is one property where the key interest is more on the sidekick than the hero.
Always described as the "faithful Indian companion", Tonto frequently served as a spy, going into town to find out what was going on.
www.ipedia.com /sidekick.html   (656 words)

 Captain Action
The Green Hornet was perhaps the most complex of all the Captain Action outfits, and is arguably the rarest.
Instead of the usual form- fitting costume, Green Hornet wore pants and a dark green trench coat, and came with shoes, mask, hat, and an assortment of weapons.
Flash Gordon came with a white space suit and two-piece helmet, blue space belt, silver raygun, and a two-piece "guidance gun." Superman -- a character who usually used no gadgetry in the comic books -- was given a "phantom zone projector," arm and leg shackles, and a chunk of green Kryptonite.
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 HistoryLink Encyclopedia Search Results
His roles in the 1966-1967 television series Green Hornet and the 1973 film Enter the Dragon won international acclaim and made Kung Fu a household word around the globe.
Bruce Lee died suddenly on July 20, 1973, while working on the film The Game of Death in Hong Kong.
He met and married his wife Linda before pursuing his TV and film career in Hollywood and in Hong Kong.
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 The Original Wold Newton Universe Crossover Chronology Part VII
Superman is already included in the Newtonverse through Sting of the Green Hornet.
The narrator, Frank Denby, says that, "But from the late 1930s, trust me, Groucho was giving such West Coast sleuths such as Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, and Dan Turner some stiff competition." Groucho also quips that, "My sleuthing turned Sherlock Holmes green with envy.
Generations saga, and this chapter alone, is included for the sole purpose of demonstrating that Superman and Batman, who are both included in the Newtonverse independently of this tale, must have met and worked together at some time in their careers.
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 kato - Go ASK
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 Green Hornet DVD
THE GREEN HORNET had no established or continuing villains (perhaps this is why the show failed); the Green Hornet and Kato simply fought organized crime and the ocassional twisted genius.
The Green Hornet and Kato begin their hunt to locate Lenore, who proves to be quite a brave hostage.
Green Hornet and Kato fought crime from behind the wheel of the Black Beauty, a vehicle so loaded with weapons that it could make James Bond envious.
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 Bruce Lee Career: TV: The Green Hornet
This is the summary they have: "The Green Hornet and Kato spring in to action when a Mob run construction company puts lives in danger".
The Green Hornet and Kato guest-starred on Batman in two episodes: A Piece of the Action and Batman's Satisfaction.
I haven't seen the film but it features Kato without Britt Reid.
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 Moviehole.net - Jet Li or Zhang Ziyi for The Green Hornet?
According to a report on News Askew, "Green Hornet" director Kevin Smith has confirmed that Jet Li is indeed being sought for the role of Kato.
Jet Li has been the studio favourite to play Kato in a "Green Hornet" film since 1991.
There's hints though that Smith might also be eyeing 'actress' [yep, Kato would be a woman in this instance] Zhang Ziyi ["Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"] for the role.
www.moviehole.net /news/3486.html   (229 words)

 Bruce Lee Career: TV: The Green Hornet
This is the summary they have: "The Green Hornet and Kato spring in to action when a Mob run construction company puts lives in danger".
The Green Hornet and Kato guest-starred on Batman in two episodes: A Piece of the Action and Batman's Satisfaction.
Mike Axford was a somewhat bumbling reporter determined to unmask the criminal Green Hornet and provide some comic relief.
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BLACK BEAUTY The Green Hornet and Kato in their familiar disguises and positions in the Black Beauty, Kato behind the wheel, the Hornet in the back.
On police record a wanted criminal, the Green Hornet is really Britt Reid, owner/publisher of the Daily Sentinel, his dual identity known only to his secretary and to the District Attorney.
The Green Hornet reaches the bar and casually leans up against it as if he was like any other bar patron.
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 The Green Hornet - Nostalgia Central
Lee maintained he won the Kato role because he was the only Chinese guy in all of California who could pronounce the Hornet's secret identity, Brit Reid.
Winning the role of Kato on the ABC show (which was based on the radio classic of the same name, created in 1936 by Lone Ranger inventor George W. Trendle), Lee experienced a small taste of success and signed on celebrity students like James Coburn and Steve McQueen for his Jeet Kune Do classes.
The Green Hornet failed to capture the imagination of the public in the same way that Batman did and only lasted the one season.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/cops/greenhornet.htm   (382 words)

 The View Askewniverse - News - 'Hornet' buzzes Smith
Among them is the fact that the character has high name recognition but isn't shackled by the storyline: Most people remember the title character and Kato, but cannot name their adversaries or even recall the tricked-out car they drove.
Smith expects to have a script ready in time to begin shooting scenes of the masked Hornet and his kung-fu-fighting chauffeur, Kato, by late summer.
George Trendle, son of the "Green Hornet" creator, will exec produce with Harold Berkowitz.
www.viewaskew.com /news/feb04/1.html   (582 words)

 Van Williams, TV's GREEN HORNET®
TALES OF THE GREEN HORNET, "The Burma Horse" takes Kato back to his japanese homeland, where he is approached by a film producer, after competing in a karate competition.
Such is the foundation of THE BURMA HOUSE, the two issue mini-series featuring the 1960's Green Hornet and Kato, plotted by Van Williams.
It didn't take hours of conversation with Van to realize that he's more than partial to the Green Hornet character and the series, which isn't all that surprising when you think of the time spent on the set and the disappointment in the cancellation of the show.
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 Green Hornet Comics - www.ezboard.com
This mini-series shows an adventure of the second Green Hornet and Kato.
still trying to figure out if the green hornet film reel toy (it had a little plastic viewer through which the film would be manually rolled) had pictures from the dell book.
The first Green Hornet against nazis during WW II.
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 The Superhero Hype! Boards - What's going on with the green Hornet movie?
Man I´d like to see a Gren Hornet Movie with Kato,I just remember those great homages of Quentin Tarantino on Kill Bill Movie with Green Hornet Theme and those guys similar to Kato.
It's a shame that GH haven't had his own film yet when even the Shadow and the Phantom had.
It's a shame they can't get a character which such a great potential his own film.
www.superherohype.com /forums/printthread.php?t=165697   (433 words)

 The Green Hornet
The Hornet and Kato battled an endless army of uninteresting and thuglike gangsters.
The Green Hornet's rating were plummeting faster the Britney Spears neckline and the producers were desperate to bring the ratings up.
Green Hornet when confronting Colonel Gumm (while Batman watched from the shadows) unwittingly (very unGreen Hornet like)mentions a stamp that Bruce Wayne asked for in Britt Reeds presence to a stamp collector (Colonel Gumm in disguise).
www.jumptheshark.com /g/greenhornet.htm   (2036 words)

 The Green Hornet TV Show - The Green Hornet Television Show - TV.com
The Green Hornet and Kato respond in the infamous Black Beauty and hit the streets to...
The Green hornet armed with a secret identity, a kung fu maestro chauffer and his trademark crimefighting car 'The black beauty' each episode embarked on adventures new and dangerous in the name of justice.
The Green Hornet debuted shortly after the 1966 Batman TV Series and was produced by the same company.
www.tv.com /green-hornet/show/587/summary.html   (419 words)

 Kato (The Green Hornet) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kato was The Green Hornet's driver, bodyguard and side-kick who donned a mask to help him in his adventures.
Kato was the Hornet's sidekick and had been played by a number of actors including Keye Luke and, in the television series, Bruce Lee.
In the 1990s a comic book adaptation of The Green Hornet established a continuity between the different versions of the story.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kato_(The_Green_Hornet)   (455 words)

 The Green Hornet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Screen writer John Fusco created a screenplay for the film around 2002; as of the summer of 2004, Kevin Smith was writing a screenplay for a new rendition of The Green Hornet which is scheduled for release in 2005 or 2006.
The Green Hornet was adapted into a pair of movie serials in the early 1940s.
The Green Hornet was a American radio program that ran from January 31, 1936 to 1952, created by George W. Trendle, who also created The Lone Ranger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Green_Hornet   (706 words)

 The Green Hornet
While it controlled the property, the studio courted George Clooney and Jet Li for the roles of the Hornet and Kato, parts famously portrayed by Van Williams and Bruce Lee in the 1966 Alphabet web skein.
Pursued by police as a wanted criminal, the masked vigilante Green Hornet is actually Britt Reid, owner and publisher of muckraking journal the Daily Sentinel.
More news on "The Green Hornet" as it arises!
www.countingdown.com /movies/1442?item_id=362547&print=1   (214 words)

 The Green Hornet
The narrative then settles down to its main focus: the deeds of the Green Hornet - with Kato absent from the picture.
While taking part in one such heroic adventure, the Green Hornet attracts the attention of a curious police officer who wants to see who the man behind the mask really is. Therefore the two friendly rivals engage in an ongoing battle to outwit one another while still honouring their respective roles.
While 'The Green Hornet' offers a few thrills along the way, for the most part it moves at a very unengaging rate and leaves very little of merit with the viewer by the end.
www.dragonsdenuk.com /reviews/green_hornet.htm   (504 words)

 The Green Hornet Episodes
The Green Hornet and his trusty aide Kato bring about the capture of a ring of phony diamond merchants who have caused the death of one of Britt Reid's reporters.
The Green Hornet becomes involved in a plot to oust the young prince of a foreign power.
The Green Hornet attempts to thwart the plans of a power-mad scientist to steal a nuclear warhead.
www.uvm.edu /~glambert/episodes.html   (451 words)

 Better Living Through Blogging!: Green Hornet
The Green Hornet turned me onto martial arts in the mid-sixties watching Kato.
I was watching Kill Bill and I couldn't beleieve my ears when I heard the Green Hornet theme.
Nifty...I just caught an episode of "The Green Hornet" on a cable channel.
www.davidmsc.com /archives/001253.html   (203 words)

 Starship Modeler - Green Hornet
Van Williams played the Hornet on TV from 9/66 to 7/67 with Bruce Lee as his sidekick, Kato.
The Hornet's coat is a very dark green, while his hat and mask are a shade lighter.
The Green Hornet was one of the many comic book heroes who made it to radio and television.
www.starshipmodeler.com /rv/jj_black.htm   (874 words)

 Intelliflix: Rent Green Hornet #1 on DVD
This film, the first in a duo based on the legendary comic book character, follows the adventures of the 1960s crime-fighting dazzler Green Hornet (Williams) who, along with his trusty sidekick Kato (Lee) battle the forces of evil all over the world...
The quality wasn't the best, but I'd never seen a single episode of the Green Hornet, and to see him in action on the Hornet series(and with his own voice...no dubbing) was a dream come true.
Prior to purchasing this Green Hornet release for myself, I'd read all of the preceding reviews, and to a degree I agree with the views concerning this theatrical/dvd release.
www.intelliflix.com /movie_view.dvd?id=24777   (378 words)

 Green Hornet - DVD film: Totaltiorden.dk
First episode is the Green Hornet vs the crime lords.
Green Hornet, and that back in Hong Kong the series was known
Next, The Green Hornet battles Dr. Maboos in Invasion from outer space.
www.totaltiorden.dk /shop/dvd_details.php/6303215882dvd   (373 words)

 Kevin Smith To Write/Direct Green Hornet
Infiltrating the underworld as one of their own with the aid of his martial arts master/chauffeur Kato (played in the 1960s TV series by Bruce Lee), the Green Hornet secretly worked with the city D.A. to smash crime.
Film director and comic fan Kevin Smith will write and direct The Green Hornet, a feature film based on the classic costumed adventurer with more than 60 years of history in radio, movie serials, TV and comics.
Miramax wants Smith to take on the famous George Trendle character who was crusading newspaper publisher Britt Reid by day and the Green Hornet at night.
www.comicbookmovie.com /news/articles/1020.asp   (343 words)

 News Askew: [Green Hornet News Archives]
Green Hornet has a smaller fan base, this many hard core fans who are like, "Don't fuck it up, man." As long as you've got Kato and a Black Beauty, you're doing good.
Smith, whose next movie is an $80-million action-adventure based on radio and TV crime-fighter "The Green Hornet," recalls that he first tried to go straight with "Chasing Amy," a film that starred Affleck as a guy who fell in love with a lesbian.
With the film still a year off, there's plenty of time for concept logos and art, though this seems to be in step with the statements that Kevin has making about keeping the story and characters the same, but current.
www.newsaskew.com /archives/greenhornet-archive-3-2004.shtml   (14021 words)

 (The Green Hornet's Black Beauty)
The Green Hornet's watch is a voice transmitter to Kato, who speaks via a hand held CB mike
So of course The Green Hornet had use of 'infra-green' technology, which seemed capable of many great tricks, an endless variation.
So in addition to the Hornet gas, it is believed that other flammable gas could be loaded and ignited to produce the 'flames' for when the plot required Black Beauty to have this capablity.
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