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The Resource Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (DVD videorecording)

Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Superman
Title
Superman
Statement of responsibility
released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [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
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • 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
Related
Cataloging source
SVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry
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
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, Jeff East, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Harry Andrews
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-1997
  • 1947-
  • 1920-1999
  • 1947-
  • 1952-2004
  • 1922-2011
  • 1916-2006
  • 1916-1988
  • 1943-
  • 1926-2005
  • 1919-2012
  • 1914-1978
  • 1932-
  • 1914-1996
  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1911-1989
  • 1914-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Salkind, Alexander
  • Donner, Richard
  • Salkind, Ilya
  • Puzo, Mario
  • Spengler, Pierre
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Reeve, Christopher
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Cooper, Jackie
  • Ford, Glenn
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Kidder, Margot
  • O'Halloran, Jack
  • Perrine, Valerie
  • Schell, Maria
  • Stamp, Terence
  • Thaxter, Phyllis
  • York, Susannah
  • Unsworth, Geoffrey
  • Baird, Stuart
  • Williams, John
  • Siegel, Jerry
  • Shuster, Joe
  • East, Jeff
  • McClure, Marc
  • Douglas, Sarah
  • Andrews, Harry
  • Mankiewicz, Tom
  • Reeves, George
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Fleischer Studios Inc
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superman
  • Heroes
  • Good and evil
  • Feature films
  • Superhero films
  • Action and adventure films
  • Fantasy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from container; series from box
  • 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
  • Discs 3 and 4 are standard version, not rated, and not closed-captioned
  • 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569753419
  • 085391191742
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 75341
  • 112212-90-SW1
  • 112212-90-SW2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76804729
  • (OCoLC)ocm76804729
  • 676717
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, released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from container; series from box
  • 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
  • Discs 3 and 4 are standard version, not rated, and not closed-captioned
  • 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569753419
  • 085391191742
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 75341
  • 112212-90-SW1
  • 112212-90-SW2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76804729
  • (OCoLC)ocm76804729
  • 676717
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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