Superman / released by Warner Bros. ; [presented by] Alexander Salkind ; [an Alexander and Ilya Salkind production] ; story by Mario Puzo ; screenplay by Mario Puzo .. [and others] ; produced by Pierre Spengler ; directed by Richard Donner
DVD | Distributed by Warner Home Video | 2006 | Four-disc special edition, widescreen version.

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Edition
Four-disc special edition, widescreen version.
Description
4 videodiscs (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series
The Christopher Reeve Superman collection
Christopher Reeve Superman collection.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer.
Note
Some credits from container; series from box.
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, Jeff East, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Harry Andrews.
Credits
Photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, John Williams ; production designer, John Barry.
Note
Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Superman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978; expanded edition originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Discs 3 and 4 are standard version, not rated, and not closed-captioned.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG; peril, some mild sensuality and language.
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.
Contents
Disc 1. Original 1978 theatrical version (143 min.) -- disc 2. 2000 expanded edition (151 min.) -- discs 3-4. The Superman archive: special features.
Note
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."
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese (2000 ed. only) subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Genre/Form
Added Author
Note
Disc label title: Superman, the movie
Added Title
The Superman archive.
Superman and the Mole-men.
ISBN
1419823957
9781419823954
1419835297 box
9781419835292 box
Standard No.
012569753419
Music No.
75341 Warner Home Video
112212-90-SW1 Warner Home Video
112212-90-SW2 Warner Home Video
Extras
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