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Richard Fleischer

Born on December 8, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York City, NY
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The son of famed animator Max Fleischer (Popeye, Betty Boop et. al.), Richard O. Fleischer was a psychology student at Brown University when he dropped out in favor of the Yale Drama Department. Read Full Biography
  • Vintage Image of the Day: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    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....

  • RIP: Richard Fleischer

    by Martha Fischer

    Though Richard Fleischer's name is one we rarely hear, he nevertheless directed a large group of film with which we are all familiar. He got his start at RKO in the 1950s, where he directed B noirs (including The Narrow Margin...

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