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The Mechanical Monsters (1941)

The Mechanical Monsters
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Joan Alexander Joan Alexander
Lois Lane
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck
Bud Collyer Bud Collyer
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Superman: The Mechanical Monsters


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Release date: 21 November 1941
Tags: Animation (7), Short (5), Superhero (4), Superman (3), Sci-fi (3), Family (2), Robots (2), Based On Comic (2), Usa (2), 1941 (2), Haaste (2), Sequel (2), Public Domain (1), Bank Robbery (1), Series (1), Giant Robot (1), Evil Genius (1), Animated Short (1), Science Fiction (1), English (1)
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"DIR: Dave Fleischer SUMMARY: Superman takes on a scientist and his army of robots. WHY IT'S HERE: The second of the Fleischer Superman shorts more than lives up to the promise of the first. 'The Mechanical Monsters' is often chosen as the best of the series by critics and noticeably influenced Hayao Miyazaki's Laputa: Castle in the Sky'. The slightly extended length and more realistic animation (Betty Boop and Popeye this ain't!) continue to make the Superman series an impressive exercise in"

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