072 SUPERSONIC MAN (1979) Superhero Fun from J Piquer Simon
Can Fly... Bullets Can't Hurt Him... It's Supersonic Man!
director: J. Piquer Simon
starring: Antonio Cantafora (as Michael Coby) · Cameron Mitchell
· Diana Pollakow · Jose Luis Ayestaran
An alien known
as "Supersonic Man" (called Kronos on his home planet) is sent
to Earth on a mission to alter the fate of mankind. His goal is to thwart
schemes of evil creatures who plot to destroy the galaxy with their weapons
from a distant solar system. Supersonic Man has a human identity of Paul
who - like Clark Kent - is a reporter. Paul can transform into Supersonic
by activating a convenient watch device. Meanwhile, a mad scientist named
Dr Gulik (Cameron Mitchell) has his own evil agenda... he wants to rule
the planet and abduct Patricia, the daughter of eminent researcher. She's
also Supersonic's girlfriend.
A surprisingly fun excursion into the realm of superheroes from director
J. Piquer Simon, the filmmaker who also made the legendary horror movie
a couple years later. Mr Juan Piquer Simon (known Internationally as J
P Simon) died from lung cancer in January 2011. He was 75 years old.
Film in English language; fullscreen format (4:3), uncut 88 minutes, DVD
ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT; extras include theatrical trailers.