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The Science of Superman (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  29 June 2006 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rino Romano ...
Narrator (voice)
Mark Waid ...
Himself, comic book writer
Denny O'Neil ...
Himself, comic book writer (as Dennis O'Neil)
Mark Wolverton ...
Himself, author of 'The Science of Superman'
Michael Dennin ...
Himself, professor of physics, UC Irvine
...
Himself
Todd Barber ...
Himself, propulsion engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
...
Himself
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Himself
Mat Beck ...
Himself
Alfred Gough ...
Himself
Miles Millar ...
Himself
Frank Frisch ...
Himself, professor of biological sciences, Chapman University
Elliot S. Maggin ...
Himself, comic book writer (as Elliot S! Maggin)
...
Himself
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"Science of Superman" interviews the experts and uses highlights from comic books, television and film - including scenes from the 2006 summer blockbuster, "Superman Returns" - to examine the science behind the Man of Steel's extraordinary powers. Written by Anonymous

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