Posts Tagged ‘Superman’

Superman and the Electric Earthquake

September 23, 2017

“The Electric Earthquake,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Arnold Gillespie and Steve Muffati. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator/Indian scientist), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), and Julian Noa (Perry White). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Magnetic Telescope

September 16, 2017

“The Magnetic Telescope,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Dan Gordon and Carl Meyer. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Thomas Moore and Myron Waldman. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent/mad scientist), and Julian Noa (Perry White/police officer). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman

September 9, 2017

“(Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman,” written by Ray Davies and recorded by him with his group The Kinks in 1979.

Lyrics here.

The Kinks website

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Superman and the Billion Dollar Limited

September 9, 2017

“Billion Dollar Limited,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures Superman. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Frank Endres and Myron Waldman. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), Julian Noa (gangster). The cast had voiced the same characters on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Mechanical Monsters

August 26, 2017

“The Mechanical Monsters,” a 1941 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures Superman. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour KneitelIzzy Sparber, and Jay Morton. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Frank Endres and Steve Muffati. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent/Mad Scientist), . The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the The Mad Scientist

August 19, 2017

“The Mad Scientist,” a 1941 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures Superman. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour KneitelIzzy Sparber, and Jay Morton. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Frank Endres and Steve Muffati. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), Jack Mercer (Mad Scientist),Julian Noa (Perry White). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Make America Grapenuts Again

May 7, 2016

Fix America’s crumbling infrastructure with Kellogg’s Whole Wheat Pep Flakes Cereal. Superman says so. It’s the American Way.

h/t: Ira Gallen

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Superman

June 20, 2013

“I’m too weak, I’m so thin / I’d like to fly, but I can’t even swim.”

Related:

“10 Sciencey Stats on the Man of Steel,” Kyle Hill, Scientific American blog

“Superman: Flying to a church near you,” Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog

“Superman Turns 75,” The Onion

“How The National Guard Is Using ‘Man of Steel’ To Recruit You,” Asawin Suebsaeng, Mother Jones

“Why Can’t Anyone Recognize Superman?” Kyle Hill, Slate

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