Superman costume from Superman III

Description
Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve in the 1983 film Superman III. This is the third film in the Superman franchise, based on the DC Comics character. Superman III was directed by Richard Lester and stars Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, and Annette O’Toole.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1983
wearer
Reeve, Christopher
Physical Description
nylon (part: tights material)
wool (part: cape material)
metal (part: cape material)
leather (part: boots material)
rubber (part: boots material)
plastic (part: belt material)
nylon (part: leotard material)
metal (part: leotard material)
Measurements
part: leotard: 29 in x 19 in; 73.66 cm x 48.26 cm
part: cape: 50 in x 100 in; 127 cm x 254 cm
part: tights: 48 in x 16 in; 121.92 cm x 40.64 cm
part: belt: 35 1/2 in x 2 in; 90.17 cm x 5.08 cm
part: boots: 20 in x 4 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 11.43 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
2013.0001.30
accession number
2013.0001
catalog number
2013.0001.30
collector/donor number
100645
100274
100270
100147
51427
subject
Movie
Superman
Entertainment, Film
Costume
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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