Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.


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  • George Reeves, John T. Bambury, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Billy Curtis, Jerry Maren, and Johnny Roventini in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
  • George Reeves, John T. Bambury, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Billy Curtis, Jerry Maren, and Johnny Roventini in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
  • George Reeves, John T. Bambury, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Billy Curtis, Jerry Maren, and Johnny Roventini in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
  • George Reeves, John T. Bambury, Phyllis Coates, Billy Curtis, and Jerry Maren in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
  • George Reeves in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
  • George Reeves, John T. Bambury, Phyllis Coates, Billy Curtis, and Jerry Maren in Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

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17 May 1999 | yenlo
Sometimes the originals are always the best.
Superman and his supporting cast of characters have been portrayed on the silver screen, the small screen and the stage by a number of actors and actresses. However somehow no one can play the man of steel and the Daily Planets star female reporter Lois Lane quite like George Reeves and Phyllis Coates. Certainly no one can portray Superman's alter ego Clark Kent like Reeves did. This film has probably been seen by many as the two part "Unknown People" episode on the classic TV series but if you haven't seen the feature film of this story do so. Coates gives a great performance as Lois Lane and seems to come the closest of any actress who has portrayed this character to being the Lois that was depicted in the comics. (When she called Clark Kent a Pantywaist she meant it!) During one scene Clark almost gives away his true identity when he advises terrified townsfolk about the subterranean visitors "Go to your homes lock your doors and windows let me handle this". He then bolts away and Lois turns to the Oil well boss and exclaims "He always does that, gets himself into a jam and then runs away" Classic Lois Lane! While the effects by today's standards seem antiquated and the Mole Men/Unknown People aren't as scary as alien characters that frequent TV shows today they aren't to be missed.

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