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Title:
Superman III
Author:
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2001.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Superman III reveals the answer and adds a third all-star chapter to the amazing adventures of Superman. Gus Gorman is a genial half-wit who just happens to be a natural-born genius at computer programming. In his hands, a computer keyboard turns into a deadly weapon and soon, Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his career.
General Note:
For specific features see interactive menu.

Rated PG.

Videodisc release of the 1983 motion picture by Cantharus Productions MV. All characters are trademarks of DC Comics Inc.

Closed-captioned.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780790752457

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A villainous businessman tries to defeat Superman by use of an super-computer and an artificial form of Kryptonite.


Author Notes

Robert Francis Vaughn was born in New York City on November 22, 1932. As a child, he was cast on radio shows including Let's Pretend and Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy. He moved to Hollywood in 1952. He studied theater arts at Los Angeles City College. After he graduated in 1956, he signed with Columbia Pictures for $15,000 a role.

From 1964 to 1968, he starred as Napoleon Solo in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. He appeared in several movies including The Magnificent Seven, The Young Philadelphians, and Superman III. In 1978, he won an Emmy for his performance as a White House chief of staff in the mini-series Washington: Behind Closed Doors.

In the mid-1960's, he received a doctorate in communications from the University of Southern California. His dissertation, The Influence of the House Committee on Un-American Activities on the American Theater 1938-58, was published as a book, Only Victims, in 1972. He also wrote an autobiography entitled A Fortunate Life. He died from acute leukemia on November 11, 2016 at the age of 83.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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