Walt Disney
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Peter Lorre
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Darryl F. Zanuck
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Orson Welles
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Paul Lukas
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Richard Fleischer

Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Fleischer


Richard Fleischer

American film director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1916.

Countries: United States (64%), (23%), Hungary (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Crack in the Mirror, Walt Disney, Peter Lorre

Linked to: Brown University, Yale School of Drama, Yale University




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Richard Fleischer was born in 1916 add something


Walt Disney - Fleischer, considered Disney's main rival in the 1930s, was the father of Richard Fleischer, whom Disney would later hire to direct his 1954 film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"


His live-action film career began in 1942 at the RKO studio, directing shorts, documentaries, and compilations of forgotten silent features, which he called "Flicker Flashbacks" add something


Fleischer directed his first feature in 1946 add something


In 1948, Fleischer directed "So This Is New York", a cynically sophisticated comedy starring acerbic humorist Henry Morgan based upon a Ring Lardner novel add something


Jerry Bresler - In 1950 he started producing shows for various night club acts like Robert Goulet, Sophie Tucker and Arlene Dahl, and this led him back to Hollywood where he produced such films as Richard Fleischer's "The Vikings" in 1958, Sam Peckinpah's "Major Dundee" and the James Bond fiasco "Casino Royale" in 1967


In 1954, he was chosen by Walt Disney to direct "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, and Peter Lorre add something


The Vikings (1958 film) - "'The Vikings"' is a 1958 adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer and filmed in Technicolor


Orson Welles - In 1960, in Paris he co-starred in Richard Fleischer's film Crack in the Mirror.


Crack in the Mirror - "'Crack in the Mirror"' is a 1960 drama film directed by Richard Fleischer


Soylent Green - "'Soylent Green"' is a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, and, in his final film, Edward G. Robinson


Fleischer's 1993 autobiography, "Just Tell Me When to Cry", described his many difficulties with actors, writers and producers add something


Crack in the Mirror - The script was ostensibly written by producer Darryl F. Zanuck , but in his 1993 autobiography "Just Tell Me When to Cry", Richard Fleischer revealed that it was in fact ghost-written by Jules Dassin, who was unable to work openly in the American film industry at the time, because he was on the Hollywood blacklist

Richard Fleischer died in 2006 add something