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Superman   [Original Title]

The Mad Scientist   [Other Title]
Country of Origin: United States
Year of origin: 1941
Genre: Trickfilm
Locations of shooting: n/a

Voice: Jack Mercer
  Clayton "Bud" Collyer
  Joan Alexander
  Julian Noa
Production company: Fleischer Studios
Screenplay: Seymour Kneitel
  Jay Morton
  I. Sparber
Animation: Frank Endres
  Steve Muffatti
Director: Dave Fleischer
Music: Sammy Timberg

Keywords: Helden
In this, the first Superman cartoon, we see how The Man Of Steel first came to Earth. After Krypton's tragic destruction, he was found by the side of the road in rural Kansas and spent most of his childhood in an orphanage. An adult Clark Kent becomes a reporter for The Daily Planet. Perry White assigns Clark and Lois Lane to get information about a mad scientist who is threatening to destroy the city with a new super ray gun. But Lois wants to cover the story alone. Lois flies to the mad scientist's lab and is captured by the renegade inventor. Watching helplessly, Lois witnesses the super ray gun destroying many of the city's landmarks, including the Daily Planet building. Clark Kent changes into Superman and flies to the scientist mountaintop lab where he destroys the ray gun, saves Lois and brings the mad inventor to justice. (bcdb)

Version 1
Language: n/a
Sound: Sound film
Aspect: 1:1,33
Duration: 10 min

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