Series - DC Comics Classics

DC Comics' movies and shorts from the 1940's and 1950's.
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1.
Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
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To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word. (216 mins.)
 
2.
Superman (1941 Short Film)
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The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon. (10 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
3.
The Mechanical Monsters (1941 Short Film)
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Superman battles a criminal mastermind and his robot army. (11 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
4.
Billion Dollar Limited (1942 Short Film)
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Superman battles train robbers seeking to steal a billion dollars worth of gold. (9 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
5.
The Arctic Giant (1942 Short Film)
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Superman versus a thawed-out Tyrannosaurus. (9 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
6.
The Bulleteers (1942 Short Film)
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Superman versus extortionists with a super-powerful rocket car. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
7.
The Magnetic Telescope (1942 Short Film)
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When police interfere with a reckless scientist's experiment, it creates a deadly meteor shower only Superman can stop. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
8.
Electric Earthquake (1942 Short Film)
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Superman versus a fanatical extortionist with an earthquake machine. (9 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
9.
Volcano (1942 Short Film)
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Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
10.
Terror on the Midway (1942 Short Film)
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When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
11.
Showdown (1942 Short Film)
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Oh no! A crook dressed as Superman commits a series of robberies. The real Superman must work fast to counter the bad publicity. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Sparber
 
12.
Japoteurs (1942 Short Film)
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Superman vs. Japanese spies hijacking a new super-bomber. (9 mins.)
Director: Seymour Kneitel
 
13.
Eleventh Hour (1942 Short Film)
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While Clark Kent is in wartime Japan, Superman becomes a saboteur. (8 mins.)
Director: Dan Gordon
 
14.
Destruction Inc. (1942 Short Film)
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Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant. (9 mins.)
Director: I. Sparber
 
15.
The Mummy Strikes (1943 Short Film)
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While investigating an egyptologist's mysterious death, Superman must battle dangerous mummies. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Sparber
 
16.
Jungle Drums (1943 Short Film)
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Superman vs. a secret Nazi outpost disguised as a jungle temple. (8 mins.)
Director: Dan Gordon
 
17.
The Underground World (1943 Short Film)
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Lois Lane and an explorer set out on an expedition through an underground cavern and discover a race of hawk-men. When these creatures prepare a ritual sacrifice for the adventurous pair, Superman comes to the rescue. (8 mins.)
Director: Seymour Kneitel
 
18.
Secret Agent (1943 Short Film)
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Superman battles saboteurs determined to stop a lady double agent from getting important documents to Washington D.C. (8 mins.)
Director: Seymour Kneitel
 
19.
Spy Smasher (1942)
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Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America. (215 mins.)
Director: William Witney
 
20.
Batman (1943)
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Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies. (260 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
21.
Hop Harrigan America's Ace of the Airways (1946)
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Hop Harrigan (William Bakewell) and his pal "Tank" Tinker (Sumner Getchell)operate a small airport and flying service...
Director: Derwin Abrahams
 
22.
The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West (1947)
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Columbia's 33rd serial (made between "Jack Armstrong" and "The Sea Hound") was based on the character that first appeared in "Action Comics" No... (285 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
23.
Superman (1948)
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady. (244 mins.)
 
24.
Congo Bill (1948)
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A girl is about to inherit a fortune, but she is missing in Africa. Only then, family charges Congo Bill, an adventurer, to find her, and bring her back to civilization. He follows a legend about some White Queen, but his path is full of difficulties, by an inhospitable jungle, and the man who will lose the fortune if the girl is found alive. (270 mins.)
 
25.
Batman and Robin (1949)
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind. (263 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
 
26.
Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
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Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans. (252 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
 
27.
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy. (58 mins.)
Director: Lee Sholem
 
28.
Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)
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Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis... (242 mins.)