|1959||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best British Film||Compulsion||Nominated|
|1959||Directors Guild of America||Best Director||Compulsion||Nominated|
|1958||Directors Guild of America||Best Director||The Vikings||Nominated|
|1952||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Director||The Happy Time||Nominated|
|1947||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Documentary Feature||Design for Death||Won|
by Jette Kernion
As Martha noted, director Richard Fleischer died Saturday at age 89. While he directed a number of solid thrillers and action films, the film I remember most is 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, which he directed for Disney in 1954....