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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.

Director:

Seymour Kneitel

Writers:

Jerry Siegel (comic strip created by: Superman) (as Jerome Siegel), Joe Shuster (comic strip created by: Superman) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Joan Alexander ... Lois Lane (voice) (uncredited)
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck ... Narrator / Henderson (voice) (uncredited)
Bud Collyer ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Noa Julian Noa ... Perry White (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den underjordiske verden See more »

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Famous Studios See more »
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Mono | Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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Color (Technicolor)
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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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Simple Rescue Story for this Series
27 December 2016 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Create a place that is inhabited by a new race, Hawkmen. Have Lois end up there through some careless actions or just happenstance, and now we have a story. For some reason these guys have a pit of molten rock to throw people into and Lois is going to get this treatment. This brief, but fun offering, is about a series of events that remind one of the Saturday morning serials in movie theaters of the thirties and forties. It is fun to see Superman coming to the rescue just in time. Lois continues to be the object of his affection. With all this man (super man) has to do, he spends an awful lot of his time keeping Lois alive. She should be paying a rescue tax.


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