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The Resource Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)

Label
Superman : the movie
Title
Superman
Title remainder
the movie
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • por
  • spa
  • 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
Cataloging source
SVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978 ; expanded edition originally released as a motion picture in 2000
Dewey number
791.43/75
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
LC call number
PN1995.9.S77
LC item number
S8747636 2006
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-2004
  • 1947-
  • 1922-2011
  • 1914-1996
  • 1914-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reeve, Christopher
  • Spengler, Pierre
  • Donner, Richard
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Cooper, Jackie
  • Kidder, Margot
  • Siegel, Jerry
  • Shuster, Joe
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • DC Comics, Inc
Runtime
294
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superman
  • Superheroes
  • Good and evil
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Superman : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
  • Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics
  • 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."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- Disc 2: 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- Discs 3-4: The Superman archive: special features
Control code
ocm76804729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special edition.
Extent
4 videodiscs (294 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 SUPERMAN ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0807MW11 ; YVS0807MWMBD ; HMH. ; VS1111M ; HMH ; VS1203M2 ; [B14MD019, #27, 4@26.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
012569753419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
75341
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 76804729
  • (Sirsi) 76804729
  • (OCoLC)76804729
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 : the movie, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Alexander Salkind presents a Richard Donner film ; an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo ... [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
  • Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics
  • 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."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- Disc 2: 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- Discs 3-4: The Superman archive: special features
Control code
ocm76804729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special edition.
Extent
4 videodiscs (294 min.)
Isbn
9781419823954
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 SUPERMAN ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0807MW11 ; YVS0807MWMBD ; HMH. ; VS1111M ; HMH ; VS1203M2 ; [B14MD019, #27, 4@26.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
012569753419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
75341
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 76804729
  • (Sirsi) 76804729
  • (OCoLC)76804729
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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