“You Will Travel Far…”

Another SUPERMANIA exclusive courtesy of SuperFan Chris King – Presenting the long-thought lost or destroyed ORIGINAL Baby Kal-El Starship prop! Only recently discovered in storage at the site of The London Film Museum, this artifact was unbelievably waiting to be identified for the purposes of exhibition until spotted and confirmed to be from Richard Donner’s Superman: The Movie by veteran K-9 Operator and author Steve Cambden on a tour of the facility.  It has been on public display ever since for all to enjoy…

Music Of Steel…

In continuation of the musical theme of recent posts, here is a selection of vintage images promoting the soundtrack incorporating what was to become one of the most instantly recognisable theme tunes of Movie history. Legendary Composer John Williams, while forever associated with Spielberg and Lucas is nonetheless responsible for the greatest Superhero music of all time despite twice nearly losing out on the job to Jerry Goldsmith. From the top – rare Variety ad announcing WB as the top Music Publisher of 1978, full-page ad for the 7″ single release, Sheet music cover for ‘Can You Read my Mind’ as performed by Maureen McGovern (hear her performance in this video) and bottom, Japanese 7″ Single record sleeve…