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    Superman Cartoon (Paramount, 1941). Pressbook (Multiple Pages). Max and Dave Fleischer were reluctant to take this assignment because it would require much more realistic designs and animation than they usually used. They tried to discourage the studio by stating they would need a budget of around $100,000 per short, four times the budget of an average Walt Disney cartoon, which then had the highest budgets in animation. To their shock, Paramount executives agreed to the amount, which made the Superman series in adjusted dollars the biggest-budgeted animation series in film history. These shorts are considered by many to be some of the most beautiful cartoons ever produced! This gorgeous condition copy of the 15-page pressbook includes pictures of the one sheet, the standee, and all of the promotional material used by the local theater. Very Fine.

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