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Fleischer, Richard

Overview
Works: 242 works in 927 publications in 8 languages and 16,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Musical films  Humorous stories  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Fleischer
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Out of the inkwell Max Fleischer and the animation revolution by Richard Fleischer ( )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Fleischer (1883-1972) was for years considered Walt Disney's only real rival in the world of cartoon animation. The man behind the creation of such legendary characters as Betty Boop and the animation of Popeye the Sailor and Superman, Fleischer asserted himself as a major player in the development of Hollywood entertainment. Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution is a vivid portrait of the life and world of a man who shaped the look of cartoon animation. While deeply engaged with his characters, Fleischer also sought ways to improve his art through technical innova
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on a variety of four-legged and fine-feathered patients. See his secret cures and watch as ordinary and exotic animals talk, dance, and sing
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This epic biblical drama tells the story of Barabbas, the criminal whose life was spared over Jesus Christ's. Arrested for murder and theft, Barabbas was to be crucified but, at the last minute, Roman leader Pontius Pilate allowed a mob to decide who should die: Christ or Barabbas. The crowd doomed Jesus, and Barabbas was released. But the former convict became racked with guilt and struggled to understand why so many people -- including Rachel, the woman he loved -- believed Jesus to be the son of God. His search for meaning continued through his experiences as a slave and a gladiator, up to the end of his life
The jazz singer by Samson Raphaelson ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Jewish cantor's son defies his father to pursue a career in popular music
Compulsion by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago, 1924. Two young men, one bossy and intimidating, the other sensitive and introverted, thought their superior intellect would enable them to pull off "The perfect crime." The result is a sensational case with defense attorney Jonathan Wilk putting capital punishment itself on trial
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King
The narrow margin by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop has been put in charge of protecting a gangster's wife as she is being transported from Chicago to L.A. by train to testify before a grand jury. He has his work cut out, though, as there are hitmen on the train that are after her
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their submarine-like craft to microscope size, enter the bloodstream of the ailing scientist, and journey to the brain to perform an emergency procedure. With only sixty minutes to complete their mission, the scientists find themselves fighting off an attack by white corpuscles, caught in a tornado-like storm in the lungs, and struggling to surviv sabotage from one of their own
Conan the complete quest ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the saga of Conan's search for vengeance as he battles the armies of darkness in his unforgettable quest to save mankind
Mandingo by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A shocking look at plantation life in the Deep South. Mede is a slave whose master, Hammond Maxwell, intends on keeping him as a prizefighter. As Maxwell focuses his attention on his wenches and Mede's brutal training, his neglected wife turns her passions towards Mede himself."--Container
The Boston strangler by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women
Conan the destroyer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cimmerian Conan is asked by the evil Queen Taramis to accompany a beautiful young princess to find a magic treasure. If he returns with the treasure and the virgin, the Queen promises to bring Conan's beloved Valeria back from the dead. But little does he know that she plans to kill both him and the princess, or that the return of the treasure will mean the extinction of mankind
Betty Boop ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She first appeared on screen with the body of a woman and the head of a dog. Re-invented as 100% woman, the racy cartoon star became an American icon
Mr. Majestyk by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-con and Vietnam vet, Mr. Majestyk, whose efforts to run a straight business seem thwarted at every turn-- a town tough harasses him for employment of Hispanic migrant workers on his farm, the local police jail him on a false charge, and a Mafia hitman destroys his crop for crossing him during a jailbreak-- finally reaches the end of his fuse. With rifle in hand and his girlfriend at the wheel of his pickup, Majestyk goes after the syndicate assassin
Voyage to the bottom of the sea Fantastic voyage by Irwin Allen ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation. Fantastic voyage: Follows the treacherous voyage of five scientists who are reduced to microscopic size and injected into the bloodstream of an injured Czechoslovak scientist to remove a cerebral blood clot which must be repaired from inside the brain
Red Sonja by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her family is murdered, a young woman becomes a master of the sword and seeks revenge on the evil queen responsible for the mayhem that has befallen her
The new centurions ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
 
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Alternative Names
Fleischer, Richard O.
Fleischer, Richard O. 1916-2006
フライシャー, リチャード
Languages
English (333)
French (30)
Spanish (26)
German (14)
Multiple languages (11)
Japanese (5)
Italian (5)
Russian (1)
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