Audio Interview with Richard Donner on the 40th Anniversary of “Superman: The Movie”

Reeve and Donner
Superman (1978) on the set Directed by Richard Donner Shown from left: Christopher Reeve (as Clark Kent/Superman), Richard Donner

TheNerdParty.com has posted the latest episide of their “Missing Frames: Between Takes” podcast in which they interview “Superman: The Movie” director Richard Donner to discuss the film’s 40th anniversary.

Find out the motivation behind Donner’s decision to take the Superman seriously and to treat the source material with respect, his first meeting with Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder and how they won him over, and whether or not Donner ever got around to checking out Superman II, III or IV.

Listen to “Between Takes 0.6 – Hanging Out with Richard Donner” on Spreaker.

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Superman2878
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Superman2878

Man, I love this movie!

cpm72586
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cpm72586

Richard Donner, one of the all time greats. Even though I’ve heard all his stories before, I never get tired of hearing him talk about them. It’s great to see he hasn’t lost his touch, and is still doing well.

Superman2878
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Superman2878

This film will surely stand the test of time I believe. This was a wonderful gift Richard Donner and Christopher Reeve gave us. My Favorite movie and favorite superhero movie. I can’t thank them enough for this wonderful artistic film.