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Uniform Title Superman (Motion picture : 1978) 463847
Title Superman [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman & Robert Benton ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Superman    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and u DC Comics.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Commentary by producer Pierre Spengler and executive producer Ilya Salkind ; theatrical trailers ; TV spot.
Credits Photographed by Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music by John Williams ; production designer, John Barry ; costumes designed by Yvonne Blake ; director of special effects, Colin Chilvers.
Cast 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, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital surround 5.1, dual-layer format.
Language In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards, 1979: Special achievement award for special effects.
Subject Superman (Fictitious character) -- Drama. 463848
Heroes -- Drama. 463849
Good and evil -- Drama. 463850
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Superhero films. 68188
Superman films. 215032
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Donner, Richard, 1930-
Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999.
Newman, David, 1937-2003.
Newman, Leslie.
Benton, Robert.
Brando, Marlon, 1924-2004.
Hackman, Gene.
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004.
Beatty, Ned.
Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011.
Ford, Glenn, 1916-2006.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988.
Kidder, Margot.
O'Halloran, Jack, 1943-
Perrine, Valerie.
Schell, Maria, 1926-2005.
Stamp, Terence.
Thaxter, Phyllis, 1921-2012.
York, Susannah, 1939-2011.
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe, 1914-1992.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) 2983
Warner Home Video (Firm) 1030
DC Comics, Inc. 9512
Note Title on container: Superman, the movie
ISBN 1419887548
Standard No. 883929091720
Music No. 1000112900 Warner Home Video
2000037347 Warner Home Video
3000024205 Warner Home Video (container).

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