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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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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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"This Amazing Stranger From The Planet Krypton"
17 June 2000 | by Ron OliverSee 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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