The most recent Superman movies have been darker, meaner, more cynical than the old flicks. Some people love it, but others yearn for the Superman of old that was wondrous and optimistic. Here’s a poster that embodies that oceanic sentiment.
This is not an April Fools joke! Typewriters are wonderful. Obsolete, sure. But they're beautiful, satisfying to use, and, hey, they work really well. Here's LIFE's salute to the machines and the wonderful people who used them, like cat lover (?) Marlon Brando, up top.