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The Mummy Strikes (1943)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short  |  19 February 1943 (USA)
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While investigating an egyptologist's mysterious death, Superman must battle dangerous mummies.

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(comic strip created by: Superman), (comic strip created by: Superman) (as Jerome Siegel) , 1 more credit »
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Uncredited cast:
Joan Alexander ...
Lois Lane / Jane Hogan (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Beck ...
Narrator / Professor (voice) (uncredited)
Bud Collyer ...
Clark Kent / Superman (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Noa ...
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After famed Egyptologist Dr. Jordan is found dead at the foot of King Tut's sarcophagus with a syringe by his side, his assistant Jane Hogan is charged with poisoning him and eventually convicted of murder. At the Daily Planet Clark Kent receives a call from Dr. Wilson of the Egyptian Museum who tells him of the mummy's curse. An examination of the sarcophagus quickly reveals how Dr. Jordan was killed but when King Tut reanimates his personal guards, it will take all of Superman's strength to take the day. Written by garykmcd

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El ataque de las momias  »

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In the final scene, Clark Kent is clearly voiced by Sam Parker (who was the voice of Lemuel Gulliver in the Fleischer brothers' feature-length Gulliver's Travels). It is not clear why Clark Kent's usual voice, Bud Collyer, did not perform this segment. See more »

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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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Mightier Than A Roaring Hurricane
10 June 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A SUPERMAN Cartoon.

`He who disturbs the eternal peace of King Tush shall perish!' This ancient Egyptian curse comes true when THE MUMMY STRIKES, trapping Lois Lane & Clark Kent in a museum with Tush's reanimated giant guards...

This was another in the series of 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 counterparts. Bud Collyer is the voice of Superman; Joan Alexander does the honors for Lois Lane.


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