Stamp Day for Superman

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Stamp Day for Superman
Stamp Day for Superman.jpg
Still from film
Directed byThomas Carr
Produced byWhitney Ellsworth
Based onCharacters
by Jerry Siegel
Joe Shuster
StarringGeorge Reeves
Noel Neill
CinematographyHarold E. Stine
Edited byHarry W. Gerstad
Distributed byU.S. Department of the Treasury
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Release date
  • 1954 (1954)
Running time
18 minutes
CountryUnited States

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 while shopping, Superman apprehends the burglar, who claims to have to steal because he never bothered to save his money.




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