SuperCrew Fashion…

Aquired at Collectors Fairs and The Propstore of London respectively, these unique production used sweatshirts are usually still in possession of those who wore them, making decades old genuine gear valuable both for sentimental and investment reasons.  Custom crew wear in the Superman Movies can be seen as early as 1977 where production footage reveals the tradition of homemade-style printed t-shirts and sweaters gradually becoming more corporate and refined as the series progressed…

“Planet ‘Copter One…”

A SUPERMANIA exclusive – From a newly-acquired bulk lot of production ephemera – unpublished stills taken from negatives of the full-size Daily Planet helicopter (photographer unknown) at rest outside the world-famous 007 stage at Pinewood Studios, England 1977.  The Bell Jet Ranger was recreated in any number of scales by the prop dept. for the convincing illusion of crashing atop the roof of the New York Daily News building, this being the dummy version hung by wires.

Like many iconic pieces of Movie history, the fate of the shell above is unknown but the fully-functioning version apparently went on to appear in the opening sequence of ‘For Your Eyes Only’ only a few years later…