The Adventures Of Superman

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


57791. The Adventures Of Superman. March 9, 1949. ABC net. "The Case Of Double Trouble". Sponsored by: Make-A-Card Kit. The sponsor's product is a mail order offer. You make your own greeting cards and then sell them. Clark Kent is accused of stealing a $50,000 art collection. He's identified by his voice, then Lois Lane is accused of a crime! The system cue was possibly added live. Bud Collyer, Jackie Kelk, Jackson Beck (announcer), Julian Noa, Joan Alexander. 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

57792. The Adventures Of Superman. October 29, 1949. ABC net. "The Mystery Of The Walking Dead". Sustaining. A Hindu killer about to be executed threatens Lois Lane. He tells her that he will return from the grave, and seems to do just that! Well done! Jackson Beck (announcer), Jon Gart (composer, conductor), Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander. 29:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57793. The Adventures Of Superman. November 26, 1949. ABC net. "The Mystery Of The Poisoned Pomegranate". Sustaining. A famous scientist is found murdered in a laboratory filled with monkeys. Jackson Beck doubles as a policeman. Clark Kent tries to detect the killer, but another murder takes place! Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer, performer), Joan Alexander, Jon Gart (composer, conductor). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57794. The Adventures Of Superman. December 3, 1949. ABC net. "Death Rides The Roller Coaster". Sustaining. This is a re-use of a script used previously in serial form. Superman protects the owner of an amusement park from the predations of a rival showman. Jackson Beck doubles as "Beanie." One of the public service announcements has been deleted. Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck (announcer). 28:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

57787. The Adventures Of Superman. December 10, 1949. ABC net. "The Mystery Of The Mechanical Monster". Sustaining. A huge robot suddenly appears in Metropolis, carrying a beautiful girl in his arms! The monster's creator plans to create a new race of men. Joan Alexander is credited as Lois Lane, but the character of Lois does not appear. Joan Alexander, Jon Gart (composer, conductor), Bud Collyer, Julian Noa, Jackson Beck (announcer). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

57788. The Adventures Of Superman. December 17, 1949. ABC net. "The Diamond Of Death". Sustaining. There's been an attempt to steal the fabulous Fairmont diamond. The prime suspect is an international jewel thief masquerading as the chauffeur. The mystery deepens when the chauffeur is murdered! Clark Kent attends a costume party dressed as...Superman! Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer, performer), Joan Alexander, Jon Gart (composer, conductor), Robert Maxwell (executive producer), Jessica Maxwell (producer, director), Ed Blainey (sound effects), Jack Grimes. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57802. The Adventures Of Superman. December 24, 1949. ABC net. "Highway To Murder". Sustaining. Clark Kent uses a killer's girlfriend to track him down. Superman ends the program with an eleventh Christmas message to his listeners. The final fifteen minutes of the program only. Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer), Jon Gart (composer, conductor). 14:31. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

57795. The Adventures Of Superman. December 31, 1949. ABC net. "The Mystery Of The Little Men". Sustaining. Most of Clark Kent's friends have seen little laughing men at night...dressed in formal clothes! The middle public service announcement has been deleted. Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer), Joan Alexander, Julian Noa, Jon Gart (composer, conductor). 28:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

57789. The Adventures Of Superman. January 7, 1950. ABC net. "The Ghost Of Billy Baker". Sustaining. While investigating labor unrest at a mine, Clark Kent and Lois Lane hear about the legend of Billy Baker and how he died in the mine. Lois then disappears! Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer), Joan Alexander, Jon Gart (composer, conductor). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57790. The Adventures Of Superman. January 14, 1950. ABC net. "The Voices Of The Dead". Sustaining. A half hour version of the script used for "Dr. Roebling and The Voice Machine." Rumored to have invented a machine that can hear voices from the past, a scientist disappears from a train with his daughter. Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer), Joan Alexander, Jon Gart (composer, conductor). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57796. The Adventures Of Superman. January 21, 1950. ABC net. "Dead Men Tell No Tales". Sustaining. Clark Kent's apartment has been broken into and his Superman costume stolen! The thief now knows Superman's secret identity! The last show of the season, the last show with Bud Collyer. This is a re-use of a script used previously in serial form. Jon Gart (composer, conductor), Bud Collyer, Jackson Beck (announcer). 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

57797. The Adventures Of Superman. November 23, 1950. ABC net. "The Story Of Marina Baum". Sustaining. Jimmy Olsen has gotten into a fight about comments made about his girlfriend. A well-written story about tolerance for those who are different. This seems to be a 25 minute program, but it might be a half hour program with the public service announcements deleted. Michael Fitzmaurice, Jackie Kelk, Murray Ross (composer, conductor), Sidney Paul (announcer). 24:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

Report contains 12 programs.