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The Resource Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Label
Superman : the movie
Title
Superman
Title remainder
the movie
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
SVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French, Spanish or Portuguese (2000 ed. only) subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S77
LC item number
S8747636 2006
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
294
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
  • 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."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- Disc 2: 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- Discs 3-4: The Superman archive: special features
Control code
ocm76804729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Four-disc special ed., widescreen version.
Extent
4 videodiscs (294 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569753419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
75341
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76804729
  • a1465978
System details
DVD ; region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
  • 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."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- Disc 2: 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- Discs 3-4: The Superman archive: special features
Control code
ocm76804729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Four-disc special ed., widescreen version.
Extent
4 videodiscs (294 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569753419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
75341
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76804729
  • a1465978
System details
DVD ; region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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