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Directed by Max Fleischer, Dave Fleischer

United States 1942 90 mins.

Coming off the success of their Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons, Paramount Studios engaged brothers Max and Dave Fleischer to produce what ended up being some of the most ambitious theatrical animated shorts ever made. Sporting a vibrant and boldly rendered Technicolor sheen more akin to the look of the original comic book source material than any of the many Superman adaptations that followed, audiences thrilled to these dynamic animated marvels—still fresh 60 years later.