What did you think of George Reeves playing Superman

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    SupermanNYC

    [1]Feb 28, 2006
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    This goes way back when, so I just wanted to know how many fans have been watching this Classic
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    [2]Mar 26, 2006
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    I thought he did a good job. The show was very realistic.
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    SupermanNYC

    [3]Apr 5, 2006
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    wheelrchair wrote:
    I thought he did a good job. The show was very realistic.
    I agree, even dough it was in a different time (back in the 50) the show was pretty good.
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    mrterrific729

    [4]Apr 17, 2006
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    I was born in 1958, and I grew up watching The Adventures of Superman on WPIX-TV here in NYC.

    While I enjoy each of the Man of Steel's other incarnations, George Reeves will always be the one and only Superman to me.
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    SupermanNYC

    [5]Apr 17, 2006
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    oh, ok, I've seen this show as a kid as well, I was born in 1962 and I use to watch it in nyc as well.
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    ladybritcomfan

    [6]Jul 10, 2006
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    SupermanNYC wrote:
    This goes way back when, so I just wanted to know how many fans have been watching this Classic

    I used to love this show and watch the reruns back in the late '70s when I got home from school. George Reeves is really the only Superman I've seen. I thought he was great and can't really see anybody else playing him.
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    bcpmd

    [7]Jul 23, 2006
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    I thought he was perfect. I even remember him plaing his small role in Gone with the wind. The whole cast was perfext.
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    Ppunkinseed

    [8]Aug 7, 2006
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    I was born in 1952 and this was one of my favorite after school shows. I remember when he died. I was so sad. When the did the remake, I didn't think I was going to like it but Christopher Reeves did a wonderful job. Now I have to see Brandon Routh.

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    fandude

    [9]Aug 7, 2006
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    I thought George Reeves did an exellent job as Clark Kent/Superman. He did alot better job than I expected.

    Oh yeah, and I wasn't born that long ago, so I never got to see it on tv. I just bought season 1 on dvd. It's awsome!
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    lequericacalvo

    [10]Aug 18, 2006
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    SupermanNYC wrote:
    This goes way back when, so I just wanted to know how many fans have been watching this Classic


    He looked like the golden era Superman in flesh.
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    bcpmd

    [11]Sep 14, 2006
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    I have recently watched most of the original series on Netflix. He was a wonderful actor. One of his first movies was a small part in Gone with the Wind. He played one of the twins who had a crash on Scarlett O'Hara played by Vivian Leigh.George Reeves like the actor who played Batman in the sixties,  career was semi wrecked by the association of there TV character. George Reeves was in the movie, From Here to Eternity but his part was cut out when people laughed at a preview showing. Today things have changed and I don't believe the show would of hurt him. He was great playing Clark Kent too. That was one of the reason the director and producer want an actor who had been in movies and had a good track record.
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    deadmanjeff

    [12]Sep 16, 2006
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    i think george reeves is definitely the best all-around superman not only does he have powers but he also has his superior intelligence
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    everydayheros

    [13]Oct 23, 2006
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    George Reves is as iconic to his generation as Christopher Reeve is to my generation, as Tom Welling or Brandon Routh are to my nephew's generation and as Dean Cain is to to my littler brother's. It all depends on when you live/watch.
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    scarecrow1774

    [14]Jan 11, 2007
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    i think george reeves was a very good superman because of his age and how much he did for the role of superman
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    scarecrow1774

    [15]Jan 11, 2007
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    i believe he gave everything he had to play a character that was created in 1939  superman they could not have choosen any one better than george reeves
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    MrBond5000

    [16]Feb 12, 2007
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    He was simply the best choice and did a great job. He was able to be Clark Kent & Superman. He was just good and one of the best. 
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    rockin01

    [17]Apr 29, 2007
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    For me, George Reeve's portrayal of Clark Kent/Superman is iconic, and formed the template for everyone taking on the part since. Just witness Christopher Reeve's take on the character- it's an obvious nod to George's seminal reading of the role.
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    eliphino

    [18]Jun 4, 2007
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    I just bought the first season and i have watched the first two episodes. So far i think he did a great job playing superman/clark kent, and it was a great loss to the acting world when he died.
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    Kadodian

    [19]Dec 18, 2007
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    He was a really good actor and I love this classic show.
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    SUPERFAN1955

    [20]Jul 4, 2008
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    GEORGE REEVES WAS BORN TO PLAY THE MAN OF STEEL AND THEY COULD NOT IN MY ESTIMATION HAVE PICKED A BETTER ACTOR, HIS STATURE HIS DELIVERY AND HIS PERSONA TRULY MADE HIM NOT ONLY SUPERMAN BUT CLARK KENT AS WELL. A GREAT SHOW FOR THE FIFTIES AND FORALL TIME. THE ENSEMBLE CAST MADE FOR A GREAT KIDDIE AND ADULT SHOW...EVERYONE LIKED IT....THANK YOU GEORGE FOR FOR SUPER PERFORMANCE AS THE WORLDS GREATEST SUPER HERO
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