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The Resource Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Label
Superman
Title
Superman
Statement of responsibility
released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner
Title variation
Superman, the movie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault
Cataloging source
TAP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.F36
LC item number
S864 2001
PerformerNote
Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Jack O'Halloran, Valerie Perrine, Maria Schell, Terence Stamp, Phyllis Thaxter, Susannah York
Runtime
154
Target audience
pre adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features include: scene selections ; feature-length director commentary ; music-only soundtrack ; Superman: the legacy ; cast and crew biographies ; three documentaries (Taking flight: the development of Superman, Making Superman: filming the legend, and The magic behind the cape) ; screen tests ; deleted scenes ; teaser trailer ; TV spot ; additional music cues
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48096896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Expanded ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790752433
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569101326
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1013
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48096896
  • (OCoLC)48096896
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Superman, released by Warner Bros. ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [et al.] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features include: scene selections ; feature-length director commentary ; music-only soundtrack ; Superman: the legacy ; cast and crew biographies ; three documentaries (Taking flight: the development of Superman, Making Superman: filming the legend, and The magic behind the cape) ; screen tests ; deleted scenes ; teaser trailer ; TV spot ; additional music cues
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48096896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Expanded ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Isbn
9780790752433
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569101326
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1013
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48096896
  • (OCoLC)48096896
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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