Superman – The Mechanical Monsters (1941)

Grab a bowl of your favorite cereal and join me as we watch this classic Fleischer Studios Superman short, the Mechanical Monsters, which happened to be released by Paramount Studios to movie theaters back in 1941!

[Via] jamesmcashan1’s YouTube Channel

A bit of trivia, the Mechanical Monsters inspired the attack on the city in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow film, I’m pretty sure you can see the influence when you watch that Superman short. In the direct to DVD feature film, Superman: Doomsday, you can find one of the Mechanical Monsters on display in the Fortress of Solitude.

VicSage

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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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