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Director:
Writers:
Joe Shuster (comic strip created by: Superman)
Jerry Siegel (Superman comic strip created by)
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Release Date:
25 December 1942 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Joan Alexander ... Lois Lane (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Beck ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Bud Collyer ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Radio Newscaster / Louis (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Noa ... Chief Thug (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Izzy Sparber  (as I. Sparber)
 
Writing credits
Joe Shuster  comic strip created by: Superman &
Jerry Siegel  Superman comic strip created by (as Jerome Siegel)

Jay Morton (story)

Produced by
Sam Buchwald .... associate producer (uncredited)
Dan Gordon .... producer (uncredited)
Seymour Kneitel .... producer (uncredited)
Izzy Sparber .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Winston Sharples (uncredited)
Sammy Timberg (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Maurice Manne .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Thomas Moore .... animator (as Tom Moore)
Dave Tendlar .... animator
 
Music Department
Sammy Timberg .... musical arrangement
 

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Runtime:
9 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Finland:K-7 (2006) | USA:Approved (PCA #3362)

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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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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Lesser Superman cartoon, 11 March 2005
Author: preppy-3 from United States

During WWII people at the Metropolis Munitions Works keep getting killed. Lois Lane, sensing a story, becomes a worker at the plant. She (quite conveniently) overhears a plot from saboteurs to blow up the plant. They discover her listening, kidnap her and put her in a torpedo that's going to be used to blow up a ship (!!!). Will Superman find out what's going on and save the day?

So-so entry. The plot is more than a little silly and the introduction of Superman into the story is handled VERY badly. Also watch Lois' skirt change from blue to green in a few shots! Still it is colorful and full of action...the plot just needed work. I give it a 7.

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