Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve


Five-piece costume worn by Christopher Reeve as Superman in the movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. In 1987, Reeve reprised the title role in this superhero adventure about Superman's efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons on Earth. Sidney J. Furie directed this film which also stars Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, and Jackie Cooper.

Date Made: 1987

User: Reeve, ChristopherDesigner: Bermans & NathansMaker: Bermans & Nathans

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

General Subject Association: Motion PicturesSubject: Superman


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Credit Line: DC Comics, Incorporated

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1987.0213.034Accession Number: 1987.0213Catalog Number: 1987.0213.034

Object Name: costumeObject Type: costumeCostume

Physical Description: nylon (overall material)wool (cape material)plastic (belt material)leather (overall material)metal (snaps; zippers material)lycra (overall material)Measurements: cape: 51 in x 24 in x 16 in; 129.54 cm x 60.96 cm x 40.64 cmleotard: 26 in x 16 in; 66.04 cm x 40.64 cmboots: 21 in x 4 in x 11 1/2 in; 53.34 cm x 10.16 cm x 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_682890

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