Superman

Superman

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
costume
Object Type
costume
Costume
Date made
1987
user
Reeve, Christopher
designer
Bermans & Nathans
maker
Bermans & Nathans
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
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 cm
leotard: 26 in x 16 in; 66.04 cm x 40.64 cm
boots: 21 in x 4 in x 11 1/2 in; 53.34 cm x 10.16 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
1987.0213.034
accession number
1987.0213
catalog number
1987.0213.034
Credit Line
DC Comics, Incorporated
subject
Motion Pictures
Superman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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