Stamp Day for Superman

Stamp Day for Superman

Still from film
Directed by Thomas Carr
Produced by Whitney Ellsworth
Based on Characters
by Jerry Siegel
Joe Shuster
Starring George Reeves
Noel Neill
Cinematography Harold E. Stine
Edited by Harry W. Gerstad
Distributed by U.S. Department of the Treasury
Release dates
  • 1954 (1954)
Running time
18 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Stamp Day for Superman is a 1954 black-and-white short film starring George Reeves as Superman and Noel Neill as Lois Lane. It was produced by Superman Inc. for the United States Department of the Treasury to promote the purchase of U.S. Savings Bonds. Never shown theatrically, it was distributed to schools as a means of educating children about the program.

Due to its nature as a government film, Stamp Day for Superman is in the public domain and can often be found on inexpensive DVD sets. Warner Bros. also released the film as part of the Adventures of Superman Season 2 DVD set. It was a featured short and riffed on by the former cast members of Mystery Science Theater 3000 during the RiffTrax Live MST3K Reunion Show on June 28, 2016.


When Lois and Clark come upon a robbery whilst shopping, Superman apprehends the burglar, who claims to have to steal because he never bothered to save his money.



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