Sadly in 1994 the radio show with Orson Welles was largely forgotten which is a shame as this is an underrated period superhero movie that deserves to be seen by many more than it did. It is full of cool art decor and a "who's who" of supporting actors. Penelope Ann Miller looks gorgeous in 1920s fashion dresses too.
Superb entertainment, with a sublime performance by Baldwin, backed by great actors like Tim Curry, Ian McKellen and Peter Boyle. Also, the special effects were outstanding for 1994. Pity about Goldsmith's score, which was lazily bombastic in the action scenes, or annoyingly anachronistic; it's situated in the 30's. Still, I'm glad I finally saw and liked it, as I played the pinball game a lot, sixteen years ago ;-).