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"Superman" (also known as "Adventures of Superman, The") is a Science Fiction film directed by Thomas Carr, and written by Arthur Hoerl (screenplay) and George H. Plympton (adaptation), released in the USA on January 05 of 1948 . Noel Neill is starring, alongside Tommy Bond, Carol Forman, George Meeker, Jack Ingram and Pierre Watkin.

Introducing SUPERMAN'S most sinister foe...the exotic SPIDER LADY! (original poster)

Who is the director of "Superman":

Superman was directed by Thomas Carr, an American director, actor, and producer.

Before making Superman, Thomas Carr had directed Brick Bradford, released in 1947, Jesse James Rides Again (1947). Since, he directed Congo Bill, released in 1948, Bruce Gentry (1949), Pirates of the High Seas (1950), Roar of the Iron Horse, Rail-Blazer of the Apache Trail (1951), Captain Scarlett (1953), and Cast a Long Shadow (1959).

What was the release date of "Superman":

Superman was initally released in the United States on Monday, January 05, 1948.. This was seventy-one (71) years ago.

What is the cast of "Superman":

At the casting of Superman we find Noel Neill, previously seen in Brick Bradford (1947) and Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947); Tommy Bond (New York Town (1941), A Little Bit of Heaven (1940)); Carol Forman (Brick Bradford (1947), The Black Widow (1947)) [ more... ]

  • Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Jack Ingram, Pierre Watkin, Terry Frost, Charles King and Rusty Wescoatt also appeared together in Atom Man vs. Superman, released in 1950.
  • Rusty Wescoatt and Jack Ingram, Terry Frost, Charles King, Forrest Taylor, Stephen Carr can all be seen in Bruce Gentry, released in 1949.
  • Noel Neill, Carol Forman, Jack Ingram, Pierre Watkin, Charles King and Charles Quigley also worked together in Brick Bradford, released in 1947.
  • Rusty Wescoatt and Jack Ingram, Terry Frost, Charles King, Forrest Taylor also appeared in Tex Granger, Midnight Rider of the Plains, released in 1948.
  • Jack Ingram, Charles King, Stephen Carr and Rusty Wescoatt can be seen in Congo Bill, released in 1948.
  • Jack Ingram, Charles King, Herbert Rawlinson and Forrest Taylor also appeared together in Perils of the Royal Mounted, released in 1942.
  • Forrest Taylor and Charles King, Charles Quigley also appeared together in The Iron Claw, released in 1941.
  • Jack Ingram, Charles King and Forrest Taylor also worked together in Deadwood Dick, released in 1940.
  • Jack Ingram, Herbert Rawlinson and Forrest Taylor have all also be seen in King of the Texas Rangers, released in 1941.
  • Forrest Taylor and Jack Ingram, Charles King can all be seen in Arizona Stage Coach, released in 1942.
  • George Meeker, Pierre Watkin and Charles King also worked together in Docks of New York, released in 1945.
  • Rusty Wescoatt and Jack Ingram, Terry Frost also worked together in Riding with Buffalo Bill, released in 1954.
  • Terry Frost, Charles Quigley and Rusty Wescoatt also appeared in Pirates of the High Seas, released in 1950.
  • Rusty Wescoatt and Pierre Watkin, Terry Frost can all be seen in Mysterious Island, released in 1951.
  • Jack Ingram, Terry Frost and Rusty Wescoatt also appeared in Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere, released in 1951.
  • Jack Ingram, Pierre Watkin and Terry Frost can be seen in Jack Armstrong, released in 1947.
  • Forrest Taylor and Jack Ingram, Charles King also appeared in Terry and the Pirates, released in 1940.
  • Rusty Wescoatt and Jack Ingram, Terry Frost also appeared in The Sea Hound, released in 1947.

What is the Storyline of "Superman":

Superman is sent to Earth by his parents just as the planet Krypton blows up and is later raised as Clark Kent by a farm couple. After his foster parents die, the Man of Steel heads to Metropolis under the bespectacled guise of Kent and joins the staff of the Daily Planet in order to be close to the news. Whenever emergencies happen, he responds in his true identity as Superman. This first serial revolves around the nefarious plot of a villain who calls herself the Spider Lady.


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