Superman (Superman: The Introduction) (The Death Ray) (The Mad Scientist)
Superman (Superman: The Introduction) (The Death Ray) (The Mad Scientist) (1941)

Directed by Dave Fleischer, brother of the legendary Max Fleischer (who serves as producer), this animated short film was the first cinematic adaptation of the classic comic book Superman. Long before George Reeves or Christopher Reeve… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 26, 1941
DVD Release Date: June 10, 1998
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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Even put up against today's animation, the Max Fleischer Superman cartoons hold up with incredible integrity

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Byron Brubaker
Fleischer Studios was basically brothers Lou (Music Supervisor), Max (Producer), and Dave (Director). This is the animation studio that brought us Betty Boop… More