Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)
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The Man Who Made Dreams Come True 

A con man uses an aging monarch's superstitious beliefs against him to get the throne for himself.

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George Blair
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George Reeves ... Superman / Clark Kent
Jack Larson ... Jimmy Olsen
Noel Neill ... Lois Lane
John Hamilton ... Perry White
Robert Shayne ... Inspector Henderson
Keith Richards ... Rutherford Jones
Cyril Delevanti ... King of Sartania
Sandra Harrison Sandra Harrison ... Nancy Boyd (as Sandy Harrison)
John Banner ... Bronsky
Laurie Mitchell ... Ruby
Hal Hoover Hal Hoover ... Mike Thompson
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A con man uses an aging monarch's superstitious beliefs against him to get the throne for himself.

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Nancy Boyd: Is the Dreamer in?
Ruby: The who?
Nancy Boyd: [points to sign on door] The Dreamer.
Ruby: Oh, yes. The Dreamer. Come on in.
Nancy Boyd: Thanks!
Ruby: Wait here. I'll see if he's in a trance.
Nancy Boyd: [eagerly] A real trance?
Ruby: Oh, he's been in one for 10 years that I know of.
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Sergeant Schultz Meets the Idiot King
12 February 2015 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

A con man who call himself the Dreamer begins to convince people that he can make their dreams come true. Enter a king from one of those made up countries who governs by the dreams he has and voila. After demonstrating (sort of) that he has dream powers, this guy talks the king into making him the heir to the throne and then tries to kill him by making him do incredibly dangerous things. Superman intervenes each time and the stupid king thinks it's part of the prophecy. The whole thing is quite preposterous. Lois ends up kidnapped again (no Jimmy this time). This has happened so often, she should carry an escape kit for the next time. This episode is neither funny nor clever. These late season episodes are not very good so far, but I will keep the faith as I move through them.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1957 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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