Superman
Studio: Fleischer Studio Release Date : September 26, 1941 Series: Superman
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Synopsis

Superman tries to defeat the mad scientist who wants to destroy Metropolis with his Electrothanasis ray gun.

Characters

Superman
(Voice: Bud Collyer)
Lois Lane
(Voice: Joan Alexander)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Dave Fleischer

Animator

Stephen "Steve" Muffati
Frank Endres

Story

Seymour Kneitel
Izzy "I." Sparber

Music

Sammy Timberg

Voices

Jack Mercer (unverified)

Producer

Max Fleischer


Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Animated Short Film

Distributor(s)

Paramount

Milestones

  • First animated appearances of Superman and Lois Lane.

Trivia

  • The main villain is clearly inspired by the Ultra Humanite, the first recurring Superman villain from Action Comics.

DVD

United States

Max Fleischer's Superman 1941-1942
Cartoon Craze - Volume 1 - Superman : The Bulleteers
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
25 Cartoon Collection: DC Comics
Superman: The Movie 4-Disc Special Edition
Max Fleischer's Superman
Superman: The UItimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection
The Superman Cartoons of Max & Dave Fleischer
300 Cartoon Classics

BluRay Disc

United States

The Superman Motion Picture Anthology, 1978-2006

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 10:24
Production No.: S-11-1
MPAA No.: 2966
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Noiseless Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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