1981 BBC Documentary

Below is the five-part documentary made for the BBC’s Arena programme. It covers the popularity of Superman and his portrayal in the movies. It contains some great interviews with the creators of Superman, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Superman actors Kirk Alyn and Christopher Reeve are interviewed, as well as Margot Kidder and David Prowse. It also features comic book people such as Will Eisner (creator of the Spirit) and Trina Robbins, and science fiction writer Larry Niven talking about the science of Superman.

 

 

One Response to Superman – The Comic Strip Hero

  1. Kaori says:

    I’m a fan of the Selutron project, i rlealy hope he don’t stop his efforts about it, and i hope near the new superman movie Selutron and Donner can work on a definitve two part saga on blueray!Selutron i’m still crossing my fingers!