Stamp Day for Superman
|Stamp Day for Superman|
Still from film
|Directed by||Thomas Carr|
|Produced by||Whitney Ellsworth|
by Jerry Siegel
|Cinematography||Harold E. Stine|
|Edited by||Harry W. Gerstad|
|Distributed by||U.S. Department of the Treasury|
Stamp Day for Superman is a 1954 black-and-white short film starring George Reeves as Superman and Noel Neill as Lois Lane. It was produced by Superman Inc. for the United States Department of the Treasury to promote the purchase of U.S. Savings Bonds. Never shown theatrically, it was distributed to schools as a means of educating children about the program.
Due to its nature as a government film, Stamp Day for Superman is in the public domain and can often be found on inexpensive DVD sets. Warner Bros. also released the film as part of the Adventures of Superman Season 2 DVD set. It was a featured short and riffed on by the former cast members of Mystery Science Theater 3000 during the RiffTrax Live MST3K Reunion Show on June 28, 2016.
When Lois and Clark come upon a robbery whilst shopping, Superman apprehends the burglar, who claims to have to steal because he never bothered to save his money.
- George Reeves as Clark Kent/Superman
- Noel Neill as Lois Lane
- Jack Larson as Jimmy Olsen
- Tris Coffin as Principal Garwood
- Billy Nelson as Blinky
- Stamp Day for Superman on Internet Movie Database
- Stamp Day for Superman is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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