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

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]


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Description 5 videodiscs (662 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Title from container.
Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Originally broadcast in the 1950's.
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 (Episodes 1-6) Superman on Earth -- The haunted lighthouse --The talkative dummy -- The mystery of the broken statues -- The monkey mystery -- A night of terror.
Disc 2 (Episodes 7-12) The birthday letter -- The mind machine -- Rescue -- The secret of Superman -- No holds barred -- The deserted village.
Disc 3 ( Episodes 13-18) The stolen costume -- Treasure of the Incas -- Double trouble -- Mystery in wax -- Runaway robot -- Drums of death.
Disc 4 (Episodes 19-24) The evil three -- Riddle of the Chinese jade -- The human bomb -- Czar of the underworld -- The ghost wolf -- Crime wave.
Disc 5 (Episodes 25-26) The unknown people [pts. 1 & 2] -- Special features: Adventures of Sumerman from inkwell to backlott -- Superman and the mole men -- Pony Express days -- Original Kellogg's cereal commercials.
Cast George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jack Larson, John Hamilton, Robert Shayne.
Summary It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman! This is the first Superman TV series!
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Superman (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Lane, Lois (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Superhero films.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Superhero television programs.
Fantasy -- Television.
Feature films.
Children's films.
Added Author Reeves, George, 1914-1959.
Coates, Phyllis.
Larson, Jack, 1933-
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe, 1914-1992.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on container spine: Adventures of Superman. Season 1
Added Title Superman (Television program : 1952-1957)
ISBN 0790798050
Standard No. 012569420021
Music No. 4200 Warner Home Video

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