SUPERMAN

 

Running Time: 9 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A shipment of gold is being sent by train to the United States Treasury at Fort Knox -- Lois Lane is on board the gold train to cover the story for The Daily Planet and unfortunately, a group of masked robbers are also hiding in the car, along with accomplices on the train tracks, prepared to steal the gold. The robbers derail the train and take control of the engine and the gold car. In the process, they capture Ms. Lane. Reading the news on the teletype, Clark Kent heads for the service entrance and changes into Superman. He flies to the train and saves Lois and The gold. Superman then captures the masked robbers, and brings them to justice. Finally, he delivers what's left of the gold car and the damaged train to Fort Knox.

 

Running Time: 9 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A murder at the Metropolis Munitions plant draws Lois Lane into the thick of a sabotage plot. Ruthless capture Lois, and place her in a torpedo. Can Superman save her?

 

Cast: Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Bud Collyer
Running Time: 9 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A fanatical Native American scientist demands the return of Manhattan Island to his people or he will unleash artificially created earthquakes upon the city! While at first his claims are dismissed as the ravings of a madman, he soon proves them entirely founded when, after capturing Lois Lane, he unleashes a terrifying series of electric earthquakes upon the city. It looks like a job for Superman... only how can Superman stop the source of these artificially induced earthquakes and still save Lois, now trapped in our villain's underwater lair which has begun filling with water due to Superman attempts to stop the earthquake device!

 

Cast: Bud Collyer, Jane Alexander
Running Time: 8 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

Every night at the ELEVENTH HOUR, Superman engages in another act of sabotage against the Imperial Japanese Navy in Yokohama. But now the enemy has kidnapped intrepid girl reporter Lois Lane & will execute her the very next time the Man of Steel strikes... Another in the series of excellent cartoons initially created by Max Fleischer for Paramount Studio. They feature great animation and taut, fast-moving plots. Meant to be shown in movie theaters, they are miles ahead of their Saturday Morning counterparts. Bud Collyer is the voice of Superman; Joan Alexander does the honors for Lois Lane.

 

Running Time: 9 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

American defense industry builds a gigantic new bomber. Ace reporter Lois Lane stows away on the test flight, but unknown to her Japanese agents are aboard with a sinister plan to hijack the colossal plane. Made during World War II, this cartoon provides a look at how Hollywood fought the war and its portrayal of the enemy.

 

Running Time: 8 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A mad scientist uses his experimental "magnetic telescope" to pull down a fireball from outer space. His experiment is a failure, but despite warnings, the callous "professor" tries it again, this time on a full-fledged comet! Will Superman be able to stop its mighty momentum and save Metropolis from certain doom?

 

Cast: Joan Alexander, Bud Collyer
Running Time: 10 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

An inventor has built powerful "Mechanical Monsters", giant robots that fly like planes and open banks like cans. Of course, Lois Lane gets into trouble with a robot. Can Superman rescue her from the inventor's hideout? The design of the Mechanical Monsters is amazing as they tower over Superman with long clanky legs and arms they use to try to pound him into the dust. Also, they can shoot out fire, deflect bullets and turn into mini-airplanes! The machine gunfire showdown between a Mechanical Monster and the police and the battle between Superman and the army of Mechanical Monsters prove to be most entertaining and memorable. This is undeniably one of the best films from this series, which also served as inspiration for the popular "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" feature film.

 

Running Time: 8 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A female United States intelligence agent flees Nazi pursuers to deliver secret documents to Washington. On the way to the capitol, she is attacked and ambushed. Can Superman rescue her and save our country from the sinister Nazis?

 

Running Time: 8 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

A small time crook dressed as Superman commits a series of robberies. The real Superman must work fast to counter the bad publicity created by his evil twin.

 

Running Time: 9 mins.
Vault: VINTAGE CARTOONS

While Clark and Lois cover a local circus, "Gigantic" the monster gorilla escapes and menaces Lois. In the resulting chaos, other dangerous animals take advantage of the situation to escape. Superman vs. King Kong!

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