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Volcano (1942)

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Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano.

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Uncredited cast:
Joan Alexander ...
Lois Lane (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Beck ...
Second Narrator / Officer / Professor (voice) (uncredited)
Bud Collyer ...
Clark Kent / Superman (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Noa ...
Perry White / Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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A deadly eruption is predicted on the inhabited island of Monokoa. Daily Planet reporters Clark and Lois accompany an expedition to study it, and of course Lois is quickly in danger from lava... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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10 July 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tulivuori  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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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 soar higher than any plane, 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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Volcano is another Fleischer Superman cartoon
23 June 2011 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This is the eighth Superman cartoon made by Max and Dave Fleischer. In this one, Clark Kent and Lois Lane are assigned to an island whose volcano is about to erupt. Lois ends up going alone since Clark "lost" his press pass (Ms. Lane hid them in her purse). Too bad for her since she ends up almost surrounded by lava. Good thing Superman happens to be around...Pretty exciting when the lava flows especially whenever Lois is climbing on an overhead wire as she tries to escape to a nearby cablecar. I'm not sure how Supes can save all those people down below with the lava flowing nearby though I have to assume they all knew the dangers involved and evacuated just in time. So in summary, Volcano was pretty exciting for a Superman cartoon.


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