Superman
Studio: Fleischer Studio Release Date : September 26, 1941 Series: Superman
  1. General Info

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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

Director

Dave Fleischer

Animator

Stephen "Steve" Muffati
Frank Endres

Story

Seymour Kneitel
Izzy "I." Sparber

Music

Sammy Timberg

Voices

Jack Mercer

Producer

Max Fleischer

Distributor(s)

Paramount

Awards

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

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.

Video Information

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

Technical Specifications

MPAA Rating: PG
MPAA No.: 2966
Production No.: S-11-1
Running time: 10:24
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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          Sources

          Dave Fleischer: Director
          • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

          Stephen "Steve" Muffati: Animator
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Frank Endres: Animator
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Seymour Kneitel: Story
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Izzy "I." Sparber: Story
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Sammy Timberg: Music
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Jack Mercer: Voices
          • Unverified

          Max Fleischer: Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)