This cartoon collection is definitely a must-see for all Supermanfans and cartoon enthusiasts. Free to download, and free to share.
Thecartoons are produced by Fleischer Studios Inc which was founded by theFleischer brothers back in 1921. Due to a lack in copyright renewalthey all entered the public domain, so now everyone can enjoy them forfree.
The collection comprises of seventeen Superman cartoons originallyreleased in movie theaters between 1941-1943. The cartoons are directedby Dave Fleischer himself, co-founder of the famous Fleischer Studios.The series of shorts started with “Superman” on September 26, 1941, which was nominated for an Academy Award.
This first short is about a mad scientist who threatens to destroyMetropolis and kidnaps Lois Lane. Superman comes to the rescue andtriumphs over him. This first episode had a budget of $100,000, whichis the highest budget ever for a theatrical short.
The Superman collection contains the following Superman cartoons:
Superman (aka The Mad Scientist) The Mechanical MonstersBillion Dollar LimitedThe Arctic GiantThe BulleteersThe Magnetic TelescopeElectric EarthquakeTerror on the MidwayJapoteursShowdown Eleventh Hour Destruction, Inc.The Mummy StrikesJungle DrumsThe Underground World Secret Agent Size: 698MB
Runtime: 109 Minutes