The Adventures of Superman, Season 2Closed Captioning
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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman! The classic Adventures of Superman episodes from the 1950s starring George Reeves set the tone for how many people still think of Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen. Mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent works for the Metropolis Daily Planet. But with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men, he also battles for truth and justice as Superman in these earnest, comic-inspired stories. In Season 2, a criminal figures out how to make Kryptonite, Superman become irradiated at an atomic facility and the Man of Steel smashes a giant asteroid, among other adventures.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoFive Minutes to Doom||An innocent man faces execution in the electric chair and Clark Kent dons his Superman garb to save the victim's life in the thrilling half-hour drama, "Five Minutes to Doom."||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Big Squeeze||When an ex convict, Dan Grayson (Hugh Beaumont), who has been rehabilitated for ten years, is threatened by a blackmailing former jail mate, Luke Maynard (John Kellogg), his plight comes to the attention of Superman and results in a fast paced drama, "The Big Squeeze."||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Man Who Could Read Minds||Tracking down a clue to the identity of the phantom burglar, perpetrator of a series of puzzling robberies, Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen played by Noel Neill and Jack Larson, encounter mysterious Swami Amada at the outset of the thriller, "The Man Who Could Read Minds." Threatened by the Swami's exotic assistants the two reporters are saved only through the quick action of Superman, played by George Reeves. Larry Dobkin is the Swami. Others appearing are Robert Shayne as Henderson, John Hamilton as Perry White, Veola Vonn as Lura, Richard Karlan as Monk, Russell Custer as Healey and Tom Bernard as Doug.||26:21||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoJet Ace||"Jet Ace" is the exciting story of the nearly successful attempt by spies to wrest flight secrets from a convalescent test pilot, Chris White, played by Lane Bradford. In a split second dash to Chris' aid, as the young pilot is trapped in a burning mountain lodge, Superman, played by George Reeves, succeeds in foiling the international thieves.||26:18||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoShot In the Dark||When Superman discovers that an eccentric old lady and her photographer nephew have an infra red photo showing Clark Kent switching identity to Superman, he attempts to retrieve the tell tale film in, "Shot In the Dark." When the picture falls into the hands of underworld characters it requires all Superman's superpowers to protect his identity.||26:19||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Defeat of Superman||There's only one element capable of destroying Superman according to the plot of the exciting half hour drama, "The Defeat of Superman." Happy King, a vengeful crook once chased from the U.S. by Superman, has the secret for preparing this fatal substance, kryptonite. Happy, played by Nestor Paiva, lures Superman, played by George Reeves, into a trap. It takes quick help from Lois Lane, enacted by Neel Neill, and Jimmy, portrayed by Jack Larson, to extricate the intrepid "Man of Steel."||26:24||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoSuperman In Exile||When a nuclear pile at Project X starts to build pressure and threatens to destroy Metropolis and environs, it is Superman who zooms in and manages to save the day in the opening scenes of, "Superman In Exile." As a consequence, he becomes radioactive and must absent himself temporarily, opening the way for clever crooks to seize Lois as hostage, stage an air robbery and terrify mankind.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoA Ghost for Scotland Yard||Superman has to best a British ghost in, "A Ghost for Scotland Yard." The ghost which Superman is called on to dispel is that of Brockhurst, believed dead these last five years.||26:23||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Dog Who Knew Superman||A gangster's dog becomes resolutely attached to Superman and the dog's adoration threatens to reveal the truth that Clark Kent, the newspaper reporter, and Superman, the "Man of Steel," are one and the same, setting the stage for the exciting drama, "The Dog Who Knew Superman."||26:16||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Face and the Voice||When a gang surgically alters the face of one of its member hoodlums to resemble Superman, and Metropolis is stunned by a series of robberies apparently perpetrated by the hitherto upright "Man of Steel," an exciting half hour drama results. It is titled, "The Face and the Voice."||26:16||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Man In the Lead Mask||A criminal dons a lead mask and escapes detection until Clark Kent dons his Superman garb and breaks up a clever underworld racket in the half hour drama titled, "The Man In the Lead Mask."||26:21||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|12||Closed CaptioningVideoPanic In the Sky||The climax of "Panic In the Sky" finds Superman trying desperately to conquer amnesia--induced by his contact with a runaway asteroid. He must act fast to save the Earth from floods and earthquakes caused by the asteroid's proximity. His success brings a thrilling finale.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|13||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Machine That Could Plot Crimes||"Mr. Kelso," an intricate mechanical brain, is used by crooks to plot crimes so perfect, so complete, that the police--and even Superman--are baffled in the drama, "The Machine That Could Plot Crimes." Then the mechanical marvel threatens to reveal that Clark Kent and Superman are identical persons. There's a thrilling climax as Superman in his turn uses the machine to plot the destruction of the evil doers.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|14||Closed CaptioningVideoJungle Devil||"Jungle Devil" finds Clark Kent played by George Reeves; Jimmy, performed by Jack Larson and Lois, enacted by Noel Neill, seeking and finding a lost scientist only to be captured by hostile natives. Superman's super powers finally extricate the group from their predicament, but Superman must wrestle a giant gorilla and produce a diamond from a lump of coal before the chief is convinced.||26:21||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|15||Closed CaptioningVideoMy Friend Superman||When Tony, who owns the diner near the Daily Planet, is beset by protection racketeers, he boasts a friendship for the great Superman on very slight grounds. The fib sets off a strange series of events dramatized in, "My Friend Superman." An under the counter recording device, a noisy juke box and a slam bang free for all in Tony's place enliven the half hour film.||25:23||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|16||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Clown Who Cried||Rollo, the beloved circus clown, is impersonated by his former partner, Crackers, now turned thief. Crackers steals the proceeds of a charity benefit to start a fast moving Superman TV program, "The Clown Who Cried." After the deception, Clark Kent is induced to don his Superman gear to unravel the tangled affair and restore the funds. A highlight of the drama is a roof top scene with police pursuing both the genuine and the phony Rollo.||26:23||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|17||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Boy Who Hated Superman||In "The Boy Who Hated Superman," sixteen year old Frankie hopes to aid his gangster uncle who is now in jail by spying on Clark Kent and Jimmy Olsen. Instead, he learns through Jimmy's loyal companionship and Clark Kent's kindness that a boy's best and truest friends are always persons of honor and trust. To show the lad the truth, Clark Kent has to perform at the moving climax.||26:18||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|18||Closed CaptioningVideoSemi-Private Eye||That sleuthing is no business for a youthful amateur is a lesson painfully learned by Jimmy Olsen, Superman's teenaged sidekick. When a private detective is kidnapped, Jimmy unwisely decides to borrow the detectives trappings and solve the crime without calling for help. Superman finally extricates the young man after a thrilling series of pursuits, escapes and captures.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|19||Closed CaptioningVideoPerry White's Scoop||What motive lies behind the appearance of a corpse in a diver's suit on the main street of Metropolis, miles from deep water? That's the first of several strange events which tax all Superman's strength and ingenuity in the filmed TV drama, "Perry White's Scoop." Locked steam cabinets, a banded goldfish, and men imprisoned in a refrigerator car are other complications of the plot.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|20||Closed CaptioningVideoBeware the Wrecker||"Beware the Wrecker" is the title of the Superman half hour thriller. Superman is called to cope with an unknown enemy, "The Wrecker," believed responsible for a series of disasters involving planes, trains and ships. A baffling bell like sound is Superman's only clue. The climax comes as Superman forces the criminal to reveal his identity using a scale model plane.||26:19||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|21||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Golden Vulture||The master of the tramp ship "Golden Vulture" has been converting stolen gold into pieces of eight and foisting off this ill-gotten wealth as recovered treasure. Lois and Jimmy become prisoners, and Clark Kent is forced to walk the plank during this thrilling Superman TV drama. It takes all Clark's wit to extricate himself without revealing his identity as Superman.||26:16||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|22||Closed CaptioningVideoJimmy Olsen, Boy Editor||The boys hold down all the important offices in Metropolis for one day. "Jimmy Olsen, Boy Editor," has his chief's post for 24 hours, but in his eagerness to splash a hot news story across the pages of the Planet he touches off an exciting day for Superman in the drama. A faked story, one that Jimmy hopes will land a notorious underworld character behind bars, proves Jimmy's undoing.||26:22||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|23||Closed CaptioningVideoLady In Black||Who is "The Lady In Black?" That's the mystery that engages Clark Kent, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane and, of course, Superman. George Reeves, Jack Larson and Noel Neill are in leading roles of the half-hour, Hollywood-filmed TV drama which finds Jimmy baffled by a clever gang of art thieves.||26:15||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|24||Closed CaptioningVideoStar of Fate||A fabulous sapphire--and a curse are in the ancient Egyptian box auctioned off during the opening scenes of, "Star of Fate." More important is a hidden needle containing a hypnotic poison inside the lock. When several people, including Lois Lane, become victims of the fiendish device, Superman steps in to save his friends and makes a round trip to Egypt at the exciting finale. George Reeves, Noel Neill, Jack Larson and John Hamilton star.||26:23||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|25||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Whistling Bird||Doctor Quinn has discovered a new explosive and taught the formula to his pet parakeet, Skyler. When the bird is carried off by an agent intent on stealing the explosive for a foreign power, Superman steps in, but is hard pressed, with all his great powers, to outwit his adversaries in the exciting drama, "The Case of the Whistling Bird." It becomes necessary for "the man of steel" to drink some of the explosive to prevent disaster.||26:17||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|26||Closed CaptioningVideoAround the World||Superman helps restore vision to a sightless child and reunites an estranged couple all as a result of a promotional stunt arranged by the Daily Planet, "Around the World With Superman."||25:27||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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This is great .. Noel Neil finally joins the cast in the second season. I can't wait for color. Please Itunes look into the dvd xtras. They are short but great. You did it for the Peanuts . Please with Super sugar on top!
George Reeves was practically the original superman, he has the courage of superman and the persona of Clark Kent. The man brought people in the 1950s Superman just like Adam West was The Batman in 1960s, hope to see more superheros on iTunes
Not just a trip down memory lane.
Season 2 has much better storylines than Season 1. I had purchased some episodes from Season 1 and really enjoyed being able to watch the shows again in detail. Shows that I only had a vague memory of. The only problem with being able to watch with detail,is that it shows how poor the storylines were.They would just kind of end,boom thats it roll the credits. So they were good , but pretty much just for nostalgia. So I was very pleased when I purchased a few episodes of Season 2 and noticed right away that not only did the storylines get better but I think there might have been an upgrade in special effects. I just got finished watching"The Defeat of Superman" and was totally engrossed,I thought for a minute that Superman might die.I almost walked my dog right into traffic. So now my only regret is that I didnt buy the whole season.
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- Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- Released: Sep 18, 1953
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