Volcano (1942)

35mm film, Technicolor, 1.37:1
mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording), English

An American animated fantasy film directed by Dave Fleischer.

Plot Summary

A volcano is threatening to destroy the island of Monokoa. Journalists Clark Kent and Lois Lane are sent to cover the story and Lois is soon in danger from the lava. Can Superman save the day?


* = uncredited

Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Copyright MCMXLI [1941] by Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Paramount presents a Paramount picture. A Max Fleischer cartoon
Story: Carl Meyer, Bill Turner
Superman Comic Strip Created by: Jerome Siegel [real name: Jerry Siegel] and Joe Shuster
By arrangement with Action Comics and Superman magazines
Animation: Willard Bowsky, Otto Feuer
Musical Arrangement: Sammy Timberg
Stereoptical process and apparatus patented. Patent number 2054414

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

Sequel to
Superman (1941)
The Mechanical Monsters (1941)
Billion Dollar Limited (1942)
The Arctic Giant (1942)
The Bulleteers (1942)
The Magnetic Telescope (1942)
Electric Earthquake (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)



  • The Palgrave Encyclopedia of American Horror Film Shorts 1915-1976 by Gary D. Rhodes and David J. Hogan p.476