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Title Adventures of Superman. The complete first season [videorecording] / produced by Robert J. Maxwell and Bernard Luber.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.1    DUE 06-13-22
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.2    DUE 06-13-22
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.3    DUE 06-13-22
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.4    DUE 06-13-22
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.5    DUE 06-13-22
Description 5 videodiscs (662 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television during the 1952-53 season.
Special features: Retrospective documentary "Adventures of Superman : from inkwell to backlot" featuring Jack Larson, Leonard Maltin and others; 1951 theatrical feature "Superman and the mole men", later to be televised as the 2-part "The unknown people"; "Pony express days", vintage Warner Bros. historical short starring George Reeves; commentary on 4 key episodes by Superman chroniclers Gary H. Grossman and Chuck Harter; original Kellog's cereal commercials.
Contents Disc 1. Episode 1. Superman on earth -- Episode 2. The haunted lighthouse -- Episode 3. The talkative dummy -- Episode 4. The mystery of the broken statues -- Episode 5. The monkey mystery -- Episode 6. A night of terror -- Disc 2. Episode 7. The birthday letter -- Episode 8. The mind machine -- Episode 9. Rescue -- Episode 10. The secret of Superman -- Episode 11. No holds barred -- Episode 12. The deserted village -- Disc 3. Episode 13. The stolen costume -- Episode 14. Treasure of the Incas -- Episode 15. Double trouble -- Episode 16. Mystery in wax -- Episode 17. Runaway robot -- Episode 18. Drums of death -- Disc 4. Episode 19. The evil three -- Episode 20. Riddle of the Chinese jade -- Episode 21. The human bomb -- Episode 22. Czar of the underworld -- Episode 23. The ghost wolf -- Episode 24. Crime wave -- Disc 5. Episode 25. The unknown people part 1 -- Episode 26. The unknown people part 2 -- Special features.
Credits Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Cast George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jack Larson, John Hamilton, Robert Shayne.
Summary The first season of the first Superman TV series.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Superman (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Lane, Lois (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Superhero films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Maxwell, Robert J., -1971.
Luber, Bernard, 1906-1981
Reeves, George, 1914-1959.
Coates, Phyllis.
Larson, Jack, 1933-
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on container spine: Adventures of Superman. Season 1
Added Title Superman (Television program : 1952-1957)
Superman and the mole men.
ISBN 0790798050
Standard No. 012569420021
Music No. 4200 Warner Home Video

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