Superman poster

Superman 1978

About Superman

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.

Superman Cast

Superman Crew

Directing

Richard DonnerDirector
Martin WoodDirector

Production

Ilya SalkindExecutive producer
Pierre SpenglerProducer
Charles F. GreenlawAssociate producer
Lynn StalmasterCasting
Robert SimmondsProduction supervisor
Dusty SymondsProduction manager

Writing

Joe ShusterCharacters
Jerry SiegelCharacters
Mario PuzoStory
Mario PuzoScreenplay
Leslie NewmanScreenplay
Robert BentonScreenplay
David NewmanScreenplay
Tom MankiewiczWriter
Joseph MallozziWriter
Paul MullieWriter

Crew

Robert LynnSecond unit

Camera

Geoffrey UnsworthDirector of photography
David Wynn-JonesFirst assistant camera
Mike FoxCamera operator

Editing

Stuart BairdEditor
Michael EllisEditor

Art

John BarryProduction design
Ernest ArcherArt direction
Philip BennetArt direction
Stuart CraigArt direction
Leslie DilleyArt direction
Norman DormeArt direction
Tony ReadingArt direction
Norman ReynoldsArt direction
Peter HowittSet decoration
Steve CooperSet designer
Reg BreamDraughtsman

Sound

John WilliamsOriginal music composer
Norman BollandSound mixer
Roy CharmanSound mixer
Chris GreenhamSupervising sound editor
Gordon K. McCallumSound re-recording mixer
Peter PennellSound effects editor

Costume & make-up

Yvonne BlakeCostume design
Jamie BrownMakeup artist
Sylvia CroftMakeup artist
Iloe ElliottHairdresser
Graham FreebornMakeup artist
Kay FreebornMakeup artist
Stuart FreebornMakeup supervisor
Darby HalpinHairdresser
Cathy KevanyHairdresser
Louis LaneMakeup artist
Nick MaleyMakeup artist
Patricia McDermottHairdresser
Basil NewallMakeup artist
Connie ReeveMakeup artist
Phil RhodesMakeup artist
Stella RiversHairdresser
Joan WhiteHairdresser
Betty AdamsonWardrobe supervisor
Barbara GillettWardrobe assistant

Visual effects

Denis RichVisual effects designer
Colin ChilversSpecial effects supervisor