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Superman [videorecording] : the theatrical serials collection / DC Comics ; Warner Bros. Pictures
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | 2006 | Standard version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.43652 S pt.1-4)
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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
Standard version.
4 videodiscs (518 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital surround.
In English, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Superman: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman.
Atom Man vs. Superman: Kirk Alyn, Lyle Talbot, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond.
Producer, Sam Katzman.
Originally released in 1948 and 1950.
Contains 30 episodes from the complete theatrical serials.
Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Not rated.
The 15-chapter Superman (1948) spans our hero's first arrival on Earth to his alter-ego role as reporter Clark Kent of the Daily Planet through his battle with sinister Spider Lady and her relativity reducer ray. Then in the 15-part Atom Man vs. Superman (1950), our hero faces the dawn of nuclear age. Lex Luthor seems to be behind the UFO and A-bomb that imperils Metropolis.
Superman / adaptation by George H. Plympton and Joseph F. Poland ; screenplay by Arthur Hoerl, Lewis Clay and Royal Cole ; directed by Spencer Bennet and Thomas Carr -- Atom Man vs. Superman / screenplay by George H. Plympton, Joseph F. Poland and David Mathews ; directed by Spencer Bennet.
Disc 1: Superman comes to Earth ; Depths of the Earth ; The reducer ray ; Man of steel ; A job for Superman! ; Superman in danger! ; Into the electric furnace! ; Superman to the rescue ; Irresistible force! ; Between two fires -- Disc 2: Superman's dilemma ; Blast in the depth ; Hurled to destruction ; Superman at bay ; The payoff -- Disc 3: Superman flies again ; Atom Man appears! ; Ablaze in the sky! ; Superman meets Atom Man! ; Atom Man tricks Superman ; Atom Man's challenge ; At the mercy of Atom Man! ; Into the empty doom! ; Superman crashes through -- Disc 4: Atom Man's heat ray ; Luthor's strategy ; Atom Man strikes! ; Atom Man's flying saucers ; Rocket of Vengeance ; Superman saves the universe.
Special features: Disc 4: Saturdays with Superman: Noel Neill and historians Bob Burns, Donald Glut, Gary Grossman, Jim Harmon and Jan Henderson recall the making of these 2 serial adventures; Look, up in the sky! The amazing story of Superman: excerpt from the new documentary produced by Bryan Singer and Kevin Burns.
Local Note
MW, 2-09
Alt Author
Alt Title
Superman (Motion picture serial)
Atom Man vs. Superman.
Music #
82125 Warner Home Video
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