Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are cleaning a large clock. Among the complications: Mickey fights a sleeping stork that doesn't want to leave, Donald gets tangled up in the main-spring, and Goofy is inside the bell when the clock strikes four.
When Lois is kidnapped by a mad scientist, she is given a demonstration of his energy cannon as he attacks Metropolis. Only Superman can stop it in his first cinematic adventure Written by
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This film series is where Superman "learned" to fly. Prior to this, he was only able to "leap tall buildings in a single bound." It was deemed that leaping would not look right on film. But even when Superman flies it looks as if he needs to make a jumping start, rather than just taking off. See more »
Up in the sky, look: It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Superman!
In the endless reaches of the universe, there once existed a planet known as Krypton, a planet that burned like a green star in the distant heavens. There, civilization was far advanced and it brought forth a race of "supermen," whose mental and physical powers were developed to the absolute peak of human perfection. But there came a day when giant quakes threatened to destroy Krypton forever. One of ...
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Fleischer Studios did a decent job on a series of Superman shorts
This is the first of a series of Superman shorts done by the Fleischer Studios and the only one of the series nominated for an Oscar. The animation style is different and recognizable as Fleischer work and the cartoons hold up reasonably well, but there's nothing terrifically remarkable or special about this particular cartoon. Worth watching.
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