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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A mad scientist turns his death ray on Metropolis to begin destroying bridges & buildings. Intrepid reporter Lois Lane crashes her plane directly in the madmans front yard. With Lois a prisoner & the death ray once again in operation, it looks like a job for SUPERMAN!
This was the first in a series of excellent cartoons Max Fleischer produced for Paramount Studio. They feature great animation and taut, fast-moving plots. Meant to be shown in movie theaters, they are miles ahead of their Saturday Morning counterparts.
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