Thursday, December 15, 2016

Superman The Movie: The Gift Of Flight

38 years ago today Richard Donner's Superman The Movie opened in theaters--and the "modern" superhero film genre was born. While I would not see the film for another 8 months--I remember that special day Like It Was Yesterday.

The picture gave me a love for cinema and put me on a path--that shaped my life.

The late great writer Tom Mankiewicz Talks Superman....and then read Superman-The Movie: The Inside Story according to Donner....

Here composer John Williams conducts the Boston Pops playing the rousing theme that he wrote for the film.

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