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Author: Alexander SalkindRichard DonnerIlya SalkindMario PuzoPierre SpenglerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
Series: Christopher Reeve Superman collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Four-disc special ed., widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Superhero films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Adventure
Fantasy
Teatro
Named Person: Superman, (Fictitious character); Superman, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Salkind; Richard Donner; Ilya Salkind; Mario Puzo; Pierre Spengler; 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; Geoffrey Unsworth; Stuart Baird; John Williams; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Jeff East; Marc McClure; Sarah Douglas; Harry Andrews; Tom Mankiewicz; George Reeves; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Home Video (Firm); DC Comics, Inc.; Fleischer Studios Inc.
ISBN: 1419823957 9781419823954 1419835297 9781419835292
OCLC Number: 76804729
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French, Spanish or Portuguese (2000 ed. only) subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Some credits from container; series from box.
Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978; expanded edition originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Discs 3 and 4 are standard version, not rated, and not closed-captioned.
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."
Credits: Photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry.
Cast: 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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language.
Description: 4 videodiscs (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer.
Contents: Disc 1. Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) --
disc 2. 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) --
discs 3-4. The Superman archive: special features.
Series Title: Christopher Reeve Superman collection.
Other Titles: Superman archive.
Superman and the Mole-men.
Superman, the movie
Responsibility: released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner.

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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.

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