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A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
Title: Superman
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
Edition: Four-disc special ed
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by producer Pierre Spengler and executive producer Ilya Salkind; theatrical trailers; TV spot ; Disc 2: Commentary by director Richard Donner and creative consultant Tom Mankiewicz; music-only audio track ; Disc 3: 3 documentaries: Taking flight : the development of Superman, Making Superman : filming the legend and The magic behind the cape; restored scenes; screen tests; audio-only bonus: additional music cues ; Disc 4: Vintage TV special The making of Superman : the movie; 1951 movie Superman and the Mole-men, starring George Reeves; nine 1940s Fleischer Studios Superman cartoons mastered from superior vault elements: Oscar nominee "Superman," "The mechanical monsters," "Billion dollar limited," "The arctic giant," "The bulleteers," "The magnetic telescope," "Electric earthquake," "Volcano" and "Terror on the midway."
Discs 3 and 4 are standard version, not rated, and not closed-captioned
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978; expanded edition originally released as a motion picture in 2000
Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics
Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
Some credits from container
Contents: Disc 1. Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.)
disc 2. 2000 expanded edition (151 min.)
discs 3-4. The Superman archive: special features
Summary: A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
Audience: MPAA rating: PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language
ISBN: 9781419835292
Branch Call Number: 7.914 Su
Statement of Responsibility: released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner
Credits: Photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry.
Performers: Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Margot Kidder, Jack O'Halloran, Valerie Perrine, Maria Schell, Terence Stamp, Phyllis Thaxter, Susannah York, Jeff East, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Harry Andrews.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer
Other Language: Closed-captioned
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French, Spanish or Portuguese (2000 ed. only) subtitles
Subject Headings: Good and evil Drama Heroes Drama Superman (Fictitious character) Drama
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Action and adventure films
Superman films
Feature films
Topical Term: Good and evil
Superman (Fictitious character)
Publisher No: 112212-90-SW2 Warner Home Video
112212-90-SW1 Warner Home Video
75341 Warner Home Video
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