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Superman

Author: Alexander SalkindRichard DonnerMario PuzoPierre SpenglerChristopher ReeveAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Series: Superman 5-film collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Elementary and junior high school : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
Summary:
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Action and adventure films
Drama
Fiction films
Superhero films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Teatro
Named Person: Superman, (Fictitious character); Superman, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Salkind; Richard Donner; Mario Puzo; Pierre Spengler; Christopher Reeve; Margot Kidder; Marlon Brando; Gene Hackman; Ned Beatty; Jackie Cooper; Glenn Ford; Trevor Howard; Jack O'Halloran; Valerie Perrine; Maria Schell; Terence Stamp; Phyllis Thaxter; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790752433 9780790752433 1419887548 9781419887543
OCLC Number: 48096896
Language Note: English language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features include: scene selections ; feature-length director commentary ; music-only soundtrack ; Superman: the legacy ; cast and crew biographies ; three documentaries (Taking flight: the development of Superman, Making Superman: filming the legend, and The magic behind the cape) ; screen tests ; deleted scenes ; teaser trailer ; TV spot ; additional music cues ; enhanced DVD-ROM features include: storyboards, web events, chat room access & web site links, sampler trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams.
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Jack O'Halloran, Valerie Perrine, Maria Schell, Terence Stamp, Phyllis Thaxter, Susannah York.
Awards: Academy Award: Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects (Les Bowie, Colin Chilvers, Denys Coop, Roy Field, Derek Meddings, and Zoran Perisic)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.; System requirements for DVD-ROM features: PC with Internet access; MS Windows 95 or higher; DVD-ROM drive. (Will not work on Macintosh computers.).
Contents: Side A. Movie & special features --
Side B. Documentaries & more special features.
Series Title: Superman 5-film collection.
Other Titles: Superman (Motion picture : 1978)
Superman, the movie
Responsibility: released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner.

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As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault.

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