The Mechanical Monsters (1941)

USA, 1941
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American animated fantasy film directed by Dave Fleischer.

Plot Summary

Lois Lane and Superman take on an army of giant invented by a mad scientist.


* = uncredited

Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Copyright MCMXLI [1941] by Paramount Pictures Inc.
A Paramount picture. Paramount presents. A Max Fleischer cartoon
Story: Isidore Sparber, Seymour Kneitel
Superman comic strip created by Jerome Siegel and Joe Shuster
By arrangement with Action Comics and Superman Magazines
Animation: Steve Muffati, George Germanetti
Musical Arrangement: Sammy Timberg
Stereoptical process and apparatus patented. Patent number 2054414
Western Electric Noiseless Recording

Bud Collyer [Clark Kent/Superman] *
Joan Alexander [Lois Lane] *

Sequel to
Superman (1941)

Billion Dollar Limited (1942)
The Arctic Giant (1942)
The Bulleteers (1942)
The Magnetic Telescope (1942)
Electric Earthquake (1942)
Volcano (1942)
Terror on the Midway (1942)
Japoteurs (1942)
Showdown (1942)
Eleventh Hour (1942)
Destruction Inc. (1942)
The Mummy Strikes (1943)
Jungle Drums (1943)
The Underground World (1943)
Secret Agent (1943)

See also
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)



  • The Palgrave Encyclopedia of American Horror Film Shorts 1915-1976 by Gary D. Rhodes and David J. Hogan p.457-458