Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Queen of Sabbath 2021

- Dead Again 2021

- Inheritance 2021

- The Man with No Pants 2021

- The Old Man Movie 2019

- Heavy Duty Lovers 2021

- Madame Claude 1977

- Underground Inc: The Rise & Fall of Alternative Rock 2019

- Someone Somewhere 2019

- Iron City Asskickers 1998

- Buoyancy 2020

- Southland Tales 2006

- Canaan Land 2020

- My Secret Billionaire 2021

- Being Dead 2020

- Heart Wreck 2021

- The Ballad of Captain Vengence 2020

- Versus 2000

- Dead Air 2021

- Nuns: An Italian Horror Story 2020

- X 2019

- Dramatica Diablos - The Rotten Fruit of Eden 2021

- The Act of Reading 2019

- Playdurizm 2020

- The El Duce Tapes 2019

- Erotophono- philiac: Documents of a Lust Murderer 2021

- Witches Night 2021

- Paradise Cove 2021

- Magic Island 2020

- Butchers 2020

- Nothing Else 2021

- ... As If They Were Angels 2018

- Zegen 1987

- Shellfish 2021

- The Mimic 2020

- The Astrology of Pandemics 2021

- Tale of Tails - Pilot 2021

- All Too Human 2018

- Vigilante 1982

- Smothered 2019

- Mother's Day Memories 2019

- Invasion Ireland 2013

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Adventures of Superman - Star of Fate

episode 2.24

USA 1954
produced by
Whitney Ellsworth, Robert Maxwell for Motion Pictures for Television
directed by Thomas Carr
starring George Reeves, Noel Neill, Jack Larson, John Hamilton, Lawrence Ryle, Paul E.Burns, Jean Dean, Ted Hecht, Tony De Mario, Arthur Space
screenplay by Roy Hamilton, based on the comicbook created by Jerry Schuster, Joe Siegel, published by DC Comics

TV-series
Superman, Adventures of Superman, Superman (George Reeves)

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro


Whitlock (Paul E.Burns) and Barnak (Lawrence Ryle) are in a bidding war over an ancient Egyptian box, about nobody knows anything except for the fact that it is supposed to be cursed. Eventually, Barnak wins out over Whitlock, but once he has taken the box back home, he refrains from opening it, obviously believing in the curse. His secretary (Jean Dean) does open it though and falls into a state of suspended animation. Whitlock steals the box and plans to destroy it to avert its curse forever, but his assistant is too curious to not open it - suspended animation as well. The box somehow gets into the hands of reporters Clark Kent (George Reeves) and Lois Lane (Noel Neill), and for whatever silly reason, she opens the box as well, and falls into suspended animation instantly. Then Clark Kent opens the box, and since he's also Superman, he's immune to the box's curse, which is actually based on small poisonous dart that's somehow linked to the box's mechanics. Kent doesn't only find and break the dart but also find the antidote to its poison somewhere in the box - but to get it in time, he (as Superman) has to bfly to Egypt, lift a pyramid (really) and retrieve the plant that's goring under it. In the end, everyone is saved thanks to Superman, and since this episode for some reason seems to need a baddie, Barnak is revealed as the villain of the piece ...

 


Mediocre episode: Its basic plotline is so childish it's almost charming, but somehow, the unnecessary inclusion of a gangster subplot detracts from turning this one into enjoyable high campt, and the highlight of the whole story - Superman lifting a pyramide - is done in a very low key fashion, no doubt for budgetary reason of course. Still quite ok compared to many other episodes of the series.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Adventures of Superman - Star of Fate
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Adventures of Superman - Star of Fate here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Adventures of Superman - Star of Fate at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
-
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner

 

Out now from
Amazon!!!

 

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD