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
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Popular Entertainment
Movie Collection
1987
ID Number
1987.0213.034
accession number
1987.0213
catalog number
1987.0213.034
Credit Line
Gift of DC Comics, Incorporated (through Paul Levitz)
Reeve, Christopher
designer
Bermans & Nathans
Bermans & Nathans
subject
Motion Pictures
Superman
Physical Description
nylon (overall material)
wool (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
cape: 51 in x 24 in; 129.54 cm x 60.96 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
National Museum of American History
Object Name
Costume
costume
Object Type
costume
Costume