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Billion Dollar Limited (1942)

Superman battles train robbers seeking to steal a billion dollars worth of gold.

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Lois Lane (voice) (uncredited)
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An enormous gold shipment en route to the mint is hijacked by well armed robbers, and Lois Lane is trapped in the runaway locomotive. This looks like a job for Superman... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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9 January 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El lío del billón de dólares  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Voices: Up in the sky, look! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!
Narrator: Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, this amazing stranger from the planet Krypton, The Man of Steel: Superman! Possessing remarkable physical strength, Superman fights a never-ending battle for truth and justice, disguised as a mild-mannered newspaper reporter, Clark Kent.
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An Almost Great Train Robbery
27 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a more conventional, non-war effort episode. In this one, it is announced that a huge amount of gold is being transported on a train. Maybe they should have given the bad guys a program so they would know where this is all along the way. We're no dummies! We know those bad guys are going to try to get that gold. And there is no better way to cause trouble than to stick our Lois Lane on there. Of course, Clark is going too. This is a masterful effort to use what a train is and create visuals of cars flying apart, track being uprooted, people panicking and on and on. Of course, when Miss Lane is in trouble, you know who is going to show up.


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