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The RETROZEST Podcast


Dec 30, 2023

On Episode 146 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages on a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE! This is a 1978 superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero Superman, played by Christopher Reeve. It is the first of four installments in the Superman film series starring Reeve as Superman. It was directed by Richard Donner based on a screenplay by Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, and Robert Benton. In addition to Reeve, the film features an ensemble cast including Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Jeff East, Margot Kidder, Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter, Jackie Cooper, Trevor Howard, Marc McClure, Terence Stamp, Valerie Perrine, Ned Beatty, Jack O'Halloran, Maria Schell, and Sarah Douglas.

Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is DIANE SHERRY CASE, the actress who portrayed Smallville cheerleader and Clark Kent's teen crush Lana Lang in the film. In addition to her role in Superman, Diane is known for her work on the films Hawaii (1966) and Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971). She also played Bing Crosby's daughter in the TV. series The Bing Crosby Show, and appeared in numerous other series, as well as two Superbowl commercials. More recently, Diane has published numerous short stories and authored two novels. With a grant from the American Film Institute, she wrote and directed two short films, Spa-tel and Valentine's Day. Her digital series House Poor, which she also wrote and directed, is a available on Amazon Prime.

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