Daily Planet newspaper - Twin Nuclear Missiles

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An original prop used in the production of Superman, the 1978 superhero classic starring Christopher Reeve in the title role.

This prop newspaper was created by the production for the scenes featuring the nuclear warheads with an example clearly seen handled by Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor. The Daily Planet newspaper consists of a custom printed front cover featuring the headline 'TWIN NUCLEAR MISSILES TEST CONFIRMED' with an image below and has been fixed to a genuine newspaper of the period which is dated May 1977.

The large broadsheet style newspaper measures approximately 23" x 16.5" when closed and remains in excellent production used and folded condition exhibiting only minor edge wear and toning, generally fine.

A rare and highly displayable artefact from this Academy Award winning picture which remains an influential favourite of the superhero genre.

Movie / TV Show Superman