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.