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The Adventures of Superman (1952 - 1958)

The Adventures of Superman (1952 - 1958)





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The Man of Steel battles `for truth, justice and the American way,' while his alter ego, Clark Kent, works as a reporter for the Daily Planet in this classic series. It premiered in syndication in 1952 after the superhero had already been popularized in comic books, radio and the movies. The series ran until 1957, but the iconic character continued to find work in film, TV (most notably, `Lois & Clark' and `Smallville') and even a campy Broadway musical.

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1958, Syndicated, 13 episodes

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1957, Syndicated, 13 episodes

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1956, Syndicated, 13 episodes

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1955, Syndicated, 13 episodes

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1953, Syndicated, 26 episodes

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1952, Syndicated, 26 episodes


George Reeves
as Superman/Clark Kent
Jack Larson
as Jimmy Olsen
John Hamilton
as Perry White
Robert Shayne
as Insp. William Henderson
Phyllis Coates
as Lois Lane
Noel Neill
as Lois Lane
Phil Tead
as Mr. Willy
Herb Vigran
as Mortimer Murray
Sterling Holloway
as Uncle Oscar
Myron Healey
as Gunner Flinch
Sid Tomack
as Ruffles
Richard Reeves
as Bad Luck Brannigan
John Eldredge
as Walter Canby
Dabbs Greer
as Man Rescue by Superman
Rick Vallin
as Scarface
Peter Brocco
as Dr. H.L. Orr
Trevor Bardette
as Bet-a-Million Butler
Jeff Corey
as Luke Benson
Dan Seymour
as Lou Cranek
Peter Mamakos
as Happy King
Stephen Carr
as Lt. Harris
Paul Burke
as Henchman
Lane Bradford
as Chris White
Paul Fix
as Ollie
Leon Askin
as Ferdinand
Elizabeth Patterson
as Mrs. Peabody
Fred E. Sherman
as Insp. D.K. Sims
Lawrence Ryle
as Dr. Gregory Barnack
Ted Hecht
as Ahmed
Stanley Andrews
as Sam Garvin
Leonard Penn
as Pedro Mandoza
Maurice Cass
as Owner of Ellie's
Pierre Watkin
as Harry Green
Billy Curtis
as Mole Man #1
Malcolm Mealey
as Wayne Winchester
Everett Glass
as Prof. La Serne
Raymond Hatton
as Sage Brusch
Selmar Jackson
as Col. Redding
Philip Van Zandt
as Nick Marone
Richard Elliot
as Sam Bleaker
Richard Benedict
as Baby Face Stevens
Keith Richards (II)
as Rutherford Jones
Maudie Prickett
as Mrs. Carmody
George E. Stone
as Big George
Martin Garralaga
as Chief of Police
Michael Vallon
as Owner of Bonelli's
Damian O'Flynn
as Dr. Harper
Henry Blair
as Bobby Exbrook
Claude Akins
as Ace Miller
Robert Lowery
as Gary Allen
Michael Fox
as Lead Criminal
Doris Singleton
as Gloria Harper
Freeman Lusk
as D.W. Griswald
Donald Lawton
as President Bateo
Rhys Williams
as Macey Taylor
Hugh Beaumont
as Dan Grayson
Vera Marshe
as Harriet Hopper
Frank J. Scannell
as Marty Mitchell
Steve Pendleton
as Max Krugar
Gloria Talbott
as Myra Van Clever
Charles W. Gray
as Fake Arresting Officer
Sarah Padden
as Aunt Louisa
Mira McKinney
as Mme. Selena Dawn
Mabel Albertson
as Kate White
William Forrest
as Mr. Crane
Peter Whitney
as Capt. McBain
Frank Ferguson
as Mr. Frank
Chuck Connors
as Sylvester J. Superman
Carl Ritchie
as Frank Smullins
Joi Lansing
as Sgt. Helen J. O'Hara
Lucien Littlefield
as Horatio Hinkle
Kay Morley
as Elaine Carson
Harry Tyler
as Mr. Bots
Walter Reed
as Bill Corrigan
Julian Upton
as Claude James
Jack Reitzen
as Ali Zing
Patrick Aherne
as Insp. Farrington
John Cliff
as A Heavy
Arthur Space
as Dr. Wilson
Jim Hayward
as Tim Mallory
Maurice Marsac
as Marcel Douvail
Yvonne White
as Sarah Green
Frank Jenks
as Candy Meyers
Lyn Thomas
as Waitress
Jonathan Hale
as Col. Brand
Marshall Reed
as Deputy Insp. Hill
Edmund Cobb
as Lafe Reiser
John Phillips
as Plainclothesman
Ray Walker
as John Craig
James Seay
as Sen. Taylor
Ed Hinton
as Caveman
Maurice Jara
as Red Hawk
Sam Finn
as Fingers Danny
Robert Tafur
as Vice-President Oberon
Elaine Riley
as Miss Collins (X-29)
Paul Cavanaugh
as Delbert Carter
Sam Flint
as Warden
Vic Perrin
as Scurvy
Judy Nugent
as Ann Carson
Lilyan Chauvin
as Anna Constantine
Ken Mayer
as Albert
Lester Sharpe
as Andrew Dawn
Henry Corden
as Johnson (Legbo)
Buddy Lewis
as Eddie Vogel
John Maxwell
as Tommy Dinelli
Joe Forte
as Director Adams
Tamar Cooper
as Woman Artist
Julie Bennet
as Sometimes Mabel
Steven Geray
as Prof. Van Wyck
Paul Power
as Sir Gawaine
Syd Saylor
as Mr. Marco
Colin Campbell
as Sir Arthur McCredy
Harry Arnie
as Old Moe
Phillip Pine
as 1st Safe Man
Eddie Baker
as Café Owner
Rudolph Anders
as Dr. Rudolf Albrecht
Ralph Sanford
as Superburger Customer
Joel Friedkin
as Oscar the Janitor
Charles Williams
as Uniformed Policeman
George Eldredge
as Thomas Wingate
Ted Ryan
as Off. Riley
Chet Marshall
as Prince Gregory
Richard Garland
as Steve Emmet
Phil Arnold
as "Q" Ball
Juan Duval
as Dr. Cuesta
Tom Powers
as Director of Train Company
Ed Penny
as Policeman
Richard Emory
as Fire Lieutenant
Harry Lewis
as Harold Crane
Virginia Carroll
as Mrs. Williams
Griff Barnett
as Dr. Edward Stanton
Anthony Caruso
as Luigi Dinelli
Dick Rich
as Toots
Jean Dean
as Alma Dennis
Ted Stanhope
as Charlie King
Francis McDonald
as Great Horse
Mickey Knox
as Flagpole Sitter
Donald Diamond
as Harry Fix
Eve McVeagh
as Mrs. Wilson
George Selk
as Prof. Von Brunner
Helen Wallace
as Mrs. Wallace
Al Eben
as Big Ed Bullock
Lois Hall
as Mrs. Winters
Norma Varden
as Mabel McCredy
Toni Carroll
as Dorothy Manners
James Brown (II)
as Jim Carson
George Barrows
as Slouchy McGoo
Len Hendry
as Nick Mitchell
Ann Doran
as Mrs. King
Gloria Saunders
as Lily Sung
Lou Krugman
as Jacques Loviler
Clark Howat
as Roberts' Assistant
Buddy Mason
as Police Officer
Lester Dorr
as Bus Driver
Nolan Leary
as Jewelry Store Guard
Sam Balter
as Radio Announcer
John Bambury
as Mole Man #2
Frank Connor
as Driver Who Pays Fine
Frank Kreig
as The Brain
Jason Johnson
as Sir Henry
Roy Gordon
as Postello
Joseph Mell
as The Professor
Harry Mendoza
as Simon O'Toole
James Brick Sullivan
as Uniformed Officer
Charles Watts
as Bill Green
George J. Lewis
as John Hancock
Russ Conklin
as Slippery Elm
Norman Budd
as Johnny (T-Ball) Sims
Tom Bernard
as Doug the Newsboy
Denver Pyle
as Ernie Hatch
Jack Lomas
as Big Jack
Jack Kruschen
as 1st Airport Robber
Natividad Vacio
as Insp. Tomaio
James Craven
as John Greer
Charles Meredith
as Judge Allen
J. Anthony Hughes
as Director of Mercy General
Rolfe Sedan
as Dr. Watts
Albert Carrier
as Pierre Lumont
Orville Sherman
as Gangster Scientist
Craig Duncan
as Tex Dawson
Frances Morris
as Sarah Kent
Hal Gerard
as Prof. Laverra
Lou Lubin
as Henchman
John Daly
as Dogcatcher
Murray Alper
as Sanders
Raymond Greenleaf
as Dr. Anderson
Jack George
as Van DeGlass
Jerry Maren
as Mole Man #3
Eric Snowden
as Capt. Thud
Tom Fadden
as Eben Kent
Milton Kibbee
as Harry Hansen
Tito Renaldo
as Swami Ram
George Hamilton
as Dr. Simon Jerrod
Tom Monroe
as John DeBreer
Joseph Vitale
as Chief Foreign Agent
Pat O'Moore
as Mr. Bennet
Frank Fenton
as Mortimer Vanderlip
Thomas P. Dillon
as Museum Guard
Wilkie de Martel
as Mr. McTavish
Wayne Heffley
as Duke Barlow
Almira Sessions
as Miss Bachrach
Jean Willes
as Miss Cooper
Brad Mora
as Tim Grayson
Jay Lawrence
as Track Announcer
Robert Foulk
as Big Tom Rufus
Charles La Torre
as Raoul Durrant
Joel Riordan
as Torch Operator
Bob Williams
as Uniformed Officer
Sherry Moreland
as Bank Teller
Steve Conte
as 1st Henchman
Ken Alton
as Burns
Eddie LeVeque
as Senor Juan Lucke
Nan Boardman
as Maria Douvail
Julian Rivero
as Taxi Driver
Carleton Young
as Fairchild
Renny McEvoy
as Carnival Barker
Carolyn Scott
as Baroness Tina D'Amour
Franz Roehn
as Jacques DuCrae
Clyde Cook
as News Vendor
Thomas Moore
as Husband
Ric Roman
as The Snorkel
Dani Sue Nolan
as Miss Bachrach
Otto Waldis
as Foreign Agent
Max Wagner
as Shortwave Radio Operator
Myrna Fahey
as Miss Dunn
Al Kikume
as Native
Alan Reynolds
as Mr. Kelley
Harry Fleer
as Lefty Hook
Claire Du Brey
as Mrs. Craig
John Ayres
as Navy Admiral
Effie Laird
as Real Aunt Louisa
Frank Orth
as Carl Wagner
Henry Kulky
as Crusher
Herman Cantor
as Uniformed Officer
Smoki Whitfield
as Voodoo Drummer
Robert Crosson
as Boy Chief of Police
Jack Daly
as Mr. Perkins
Ruta Lee
as Teenage Dancer
Jack Pepper
as Custodian
Stephen Bekassy
as Col. Grubeck
Phillip Barnes
as Truck Driver
Ron Foster
as 1st Policeman
Ken Christy
as Mr. McCoy
John Baer
as Krueger
Reed Howes
as Policeman
Cliff Ferre
as Airport Dispatcher
Gregg Barton
as Sheriff
Jack Finch
as Thomas Summerfield
Laurie Mitchell
as Nancy Boyd
Hal Cooper
as Mike Thompson
John Banner
as Bronsky
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Series Details

TV Network: Syndicated
Premiere Date: Sep 19, 1952
Genre: Action & Adventure
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