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Superman (2006, original release: 1978)


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Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006
Edition:  Four-disc special edition
Description:  4 videodiscs (294 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1419823957, 9781419823954,
Language:  English

Title and credits from opening frames of 1978 theatrical version

Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

Videodisc release of the c1978 motion picture, with the 2000 expanded version and special features

Includes filmmaker commentaries on both features; trailers; three documentaries: Taking flight: the development of Superman, Making Superman: filming the legend, and The magic behind the cape; restored scenes; screen tests; additional audio music cues; vintage TV special on the making of the movie; cartoons: Superman, The mechanical monsters, Billion dollar limited, The Arctic giant, The bulleteers, The magnetic telescope, Electric earthquake, Volcano, and Terror on the midway

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

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

Rated PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language

DVD. Widescreen

In English with optional French dubbing and optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese (2000 ed. only) subtitles; closed captioned in English

Disc 1. Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- Disc 2. 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- Discs 3-4. Special features

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Additional Credits:
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004.
Kidder, Margot.
Brando, Marlon.
Hackman, Gene.
Beatty, Ned.
Cooper, Jackie, 1922-2011.
Ford, Glenn, 1916-2006.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988.
O'Halloran, Jack, 1943-
Perrine, Valerie.
Schell, Maria, 1926-2005.
Stamp, Terence.
Thaxter, Phyllis, 1919-2012.
York, Susannah.
Donner, Richard.
Spengler, Pierre, 1947-
Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999.
Salkind, Alexander, 1922-1997.
Williams, John, 1932-
Baird, Stuart.
Unsworth, Geoffrey, 1914-1978.
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe, 1914-1992.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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