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Secret Agent (1943)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short  |  30 July 1943 (USA)
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Superman battles saboteurs determined to stop a lady double agent from getting important documents to Washington D.C.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Joan Alexander ...
Secret Agent (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Beck ...
Narrator / Police Chief / Nazi Saboteurs (voice) (uncredited)
Bud Collyer ...
Clark Kent / Superman / Nazi Saboteurs (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ...
Nazi Saboteurs (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Noa ...
Perry White / Police Officer / Nazi Saboteurs (voice) (uncredited)
Sam Parker ...
(voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Clark Kent helps a pretty blonde Federal agent escape a gang of Nazi saboteurs, and lets himself be captured to learn their plans. The blonde, pursued again, falls into the gears of a drawbridge... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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30 July 1943 (USA)  »

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Under the River  »

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The original manuscript, titled "Under the River", shows that Lois Lane originally was to be in the short, but was later cut out for unknown reasons. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Perry White: Now look here, Kent, you can't pick your assignments. Hurry over and cover that consumers' meeting.
Clark Kent: But, Chief...
Perry White: But nothing! That's final.
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"Fighting A Never Ending Battle For Truth & Justice"
17 June 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A SUPERMAN Cartoon.

A pretty, blonde SECRET AGENT has the paperwork to prove the guilt of an evil group of Nazi saboteurs. On the run, with her life in terrible danger, only Superman can help her now...

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; Lois Lane does not appear in this story.


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