Superman IV – Building of the fight Set

The amazing Battle scene between Nuclear Man (II) and Superman on the streets of Metropolis. These never seen before behind the scene photos of the city of Metropolis recreated on a backlot at Elstree Studio, Borehamwood. With a limited budget (thanks to Cannon slashing the budget) the Set was actually not too bad a representation of the Streets of Metropolis. Using the back of the studio as a support, the streets and buildings were assembled crating the illusion of a bustling city. If you look closely in the background the shops even have a satirical element named Arracombie & Fitze and not forgetting Braceys.

Superman IV Story book adaptation

Superman IV Story book adaptation by Nancy E. Krulik and published by Scholastic Inc 1987. Story books were very popular in the 1980’s with most major movies having an adaptation shortly before there releases as to wet the appetite of the young viewing public. A lot of Story books came with a accompanying cassette as to read the story to you with background music either from the movie or in the tone of. I remember owning copies of E.T and Star Trek the search for Spock Story books and cassette. This particular version for Superman IV was not released with an accompanying tape, although is definitely worth a quick read, just for nostalgia though.