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Stamp Day for Superman (1954)

Superman's commitment to promote US Savings Stamps is temporarily delayed when Lois is kidnapped.

Director:

Thomas Carr

Writers:

Joe Shuster (characters), Jerry Siegel (characters)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George Reeves ... Superman / Clark Kent
Noel Neill ... Lois Lane
Jack Larson ... Jimmy Olsen
John Hamilton ... Perry White
Tristram Coffin ... Principal Garwood
Billy Nelson ... Blinky
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Clark Kent and Lois Lane, out for a stroll, discover a jewelry robbery in progress. Lois gets a good look at one of the burglars. Later Clark and Jimmy Olsen visit Jimmy's old school to discuss Superman's visit there to promote the U.S. Treasury Department's Savings Stamp program. In the meantime, Lois is captured by Blinky, the jewelry burglar she spotted. When Lois doesn't show up to join Clark and Jimmy, Clark realizes she's in trouble and arranges for Superman to save the day and still make his appearance at the school's Stamp Day. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

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1.37 : 1
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Stamp it as "dated" - kind of fun and silly.
3 February 1999 | by FiggiedanSee all my reviews

Had the thrill of seeing "Stamp Day for Superman" at a comic convention in 1986 with my two buddies Marc and Craig. Silliest damn Superman film I ever saw and all we did was laugh for years afterwards on how we wasted 45 minutes out of the day to see this silly flick. It is neat though. From what I remember, Supes buys war bonds or fights some evil madmen who are against the u.s. postal service. See it if you can, cause you'll never find it again -- not that I've been looking, but never saw another filming of it since 1986. How about a 6/10 just for "effort" and rarity of this short, campy flick.


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