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Destruction Inc. (1942)

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Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant.

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(as I. Sparber)

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(comic strip created by: Superman), (Superman comic strip created by) (as Jerome Siegel) | 1 more credit »
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A murder at the Metropolis Munitions plant draws Lois Lane into the thick of a sabotage plot; she ends up inside a torpedo about to be tested. Meanwhile, where is Superman? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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25 December 1942 (USA)  »

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Destrucción incorporada  »

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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 streak of lightning! More powerful than the pounding surf! Mightier than a roaring hurricane! 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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Faster Than A Speeding Locomotive
13 November 2001 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A SUPERMAN Cartoon.

Intrepid reporter Lois Lane discovers that DESTRUCTION INC. - a small band of murderous saboteurs - plans to destroy the Metropolis Munitions Works. Looks like a job for Superman...

This was another in the series of 17 excellent cartoons initially created by Max Fleischer 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 TV counterparts. Bud Collyer is the voice of Superman; Joan Alexander does the honors for Lois Lane.


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