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The Underground World (1943)

Lois Lane and an explorer set out on an expedition through an underground cavern and discover a race of hawk-men. When these creatures prepare a ritual sacrifice for the adventurous pair, Superman comes to the rescue.

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The original discoverer's son takes Clark Kent and Lois exploring in unknown regions of Henderson Caverns. Henderson and Lois enter an underground world of hawk-men who have deadly plans for them. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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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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"This Amazing Stranger From The Planet Krypton"
17 June 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A SUPERMAN Cartoon.

While exploring THE UNDERGROUND WORLD of the Henderson Caves, intrepid girl reporter Lois Lane & her companion are captured by a weird society of flying falcon men. Now, with Lois about to be dipped into boiling lava, this has become a job for Superman...

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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