Posted June 8, 2011 by editor in News
 
 

The Superman Motion Picture Anthology Disc Details


Several years back we were treated to a 13 disc DVD boxset for the superman series. Finally we now have them on Blu-ray together.

This 8 disc set covers the Richard Donner launch to the Bryan Singer return Check out the host of extras availible to.

Superman: The Original Theatrical Movie (1978) and Expanded Edition (2001)

Disc #1

  • Superman: The Movie, Original Theatrical
  • Commentary by Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler (Original Theatrical Version)
  • The Making of Superman: The Movie [1978 TV special]
  • Superman and the Mole-Men [1951 feature]
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons
    • Super-Rabbit [1943 WB cartoon]
    • Snafuperman [1944 WB cartoon]
    • Stupor Duck [1956 WB cartoon]
  • Trailers

Disc #2

  • Superman: The Movie, Expanded Edition
  • Commentary by Richard Donner and Tom Mankiewicz (Extended Version)
  • Taking Flight: The Development of Superman
  • Making Superman: Filming the Legend
  • The Magic Behind the Cape
  • Screen Tests
    • Superman
    • Lois Lane with Optional Commentary
    • Ursa
  • A Selection of Restored Scenes
  • Additional Music Cues
    • Main Titles
    • Alternate Main Titles
    • The Council’s Decision
    • The Krypton Quake
    • More Mugger/Introducing Otis
    • Air Force One
    • Can You Read My Mind (Pop Version)
  • Music Only Track (Donner Cut)

Superman II (1980 and The Richard Donner Cut)

Disc #3

  • Superman II, Original Theatrical
  • Commentary by Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler (Original Theatrical Version)
  • The Making of Superman II [1980 TV special]
  • Deleted Scene
  • First Flight: The Fleischer Superman Series
  • Fleischer Studios’ Superman
    • Superman
    • The Mechanical Monsters
    • Billion Dollar Limited
    • The Arctic Giant
    • The Bulleteers
    • The Magnetic Telescope
    • Electric Earthquake
    • Volcano
    • Terror on the Midway
  • Theatrical Trailer

Disc #4

  • Superman II – The Richard Donner Cut
  • Commentary by Richard Donner and Tom Mankiewicz (Donner Cut)
  • Introduction by Richard Donner
  • Superman II: Restoring the Vision
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Famous Studios’ Superman
    • Japoteurs
    • Showdown
    • Eleventh Hour
    • Destruction, Inc
    • The Mummy Strikes
    • Jungle Drums
    • The Underground World
    • Secret Agent

Superman III Theatrical Version (1983)

Disc #5

  • Superman III Theatrical Version
  • Commentary by Iilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler
  • The Making of Superman III (1983 TV Special)
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

Superman IV The Quest For Peace Theatrical Version (1987)

Disc #6

  • Superman IV The Quest For Peace Theatrical Version
  • Commentary by Mark Rosenthal
  • Superman 50th Anniversary Special (1988 TV Special)
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

Superman Returns (2006)

Disc #7

  • Superman Returns
    • Requiem for Krypton: Making Superman Returns
      • Pt. 1 Secret Origins and First Issues: Crystallizing Superman
      • Pt. 2 The Crystal Method: Designing Superman
      • Pt. 3 An Affinity for Beachfront Property: Shooting Superman- Superman on the Farm
      • Pt. 4 An Affinity for Beachfront Property: Shooting Superman- Superman in the City
      • Pt. 5 An Affinity for Beachfront Property: Shooting Superman- Superman in Peril
      • Pt. 6 The Joy of Lex: Menacing Superman
      • Pt. 7 He’s Always Around: Wrapping Superman
      • Resurrecting Jor-El
      • Deleted Scenes including the never-before-seen original opening to Superman Returns
      • Bryan Singer’s Journals – Video production journals
      • Trailers

Disc #8

Additional Bonus Material

  • Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman [Hi-Def]
  • You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman
    • Pt. 1- Origin
    • Pt. 2- Vision
    • Pt. 3- Ascent
    • Pt. 4- Crisis
    • Pt. 5- Redemption
  • The Science of Superman [Hi-Def]
  • The Mythology of Superman
  • The Heart of a Hero: A Tribute to Christopher Reeve
  • The Adventures of Superpup [1958 TV pilot]

The Superman Motion Picture Anthology is out on Blu-ray 13th June.


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