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Fleischer, Richard

Works: 245 works in 1,170 publications in 7 languages and 17,096 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Children's films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Animal films  Biography  Drama 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, fmd, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Fleischer
Most widely held works by Richard Fleischer
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Doctor Dolittle, who learns how to communicate with animals
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 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
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

53 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 830 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
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of Earth in despair in 2022. Natural food like fruits, vegetables, and meat among others are now extinct. Earth is overpopulated and New York City has 40 million starving, poverty stricken people. The only way they survive is with water rations and eating a mysterious food called Soylent. A detective investigates the murder of the president of the Soylent company. The truth he uncovers is more disturbing than the Earth in turmoil when he learns the secret ingredient of Soylent green
Compulsion by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 688 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
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 591 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
Out of the inkwell : Max Fleischer and the animation revolution by Richard Fleischer( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 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
Mandingo by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 389 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 )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half
Conan the destroyer by Edward R Pressman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan the Barbarian vs. the evil Queen Taramis who has promised to bring his beloved back from the dead if he returns with a magic treasure
Mr. Majestyk by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 236 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
Conan : the complete quest( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 222 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
Red Sonja by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 207 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 by Joseph Wambaugh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Amityville 3-D( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with him and the house begin to meet with a shocking fate. Is it coincidence or is this house really the gateway to hell?"--Container
Just tell me when to cry : a memoir by Richard Fleischer( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Fleischer has directed almost fifty films. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The Vikings, Compulsion, Doctor Dolittle, The Boston Strangler, Tora! Tora! Tora!, and The New Centurions are only a few of his hits. He first went to Hollywood in 1945 and over the years worked with and for John Wayne, Walt Disney, Howard Hughes, Robert Mitchum, Rex Harrison, James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Darryl Zanuck, Sidney Poitier, Charlton Heston, Jane Russell, Tony Curtis, Laurence Olivier, Akira Kurosawa, and Orson Welles, among others. Richard Fleischer tells of his forty-five plus years in the ego capital of the world by relating a series of the best stories you'll ever hear (and have never heard before) about legendary personalities and how they behaved (and misbehaved) during the course of making a movie
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Out of the inkwell : Max Fleischer and the animation revolution
Alternative Names
Fleischer, Richard O.

Fleischer, Richard O. 1916-2006

Richard Fleischer Amerikaans filmregisseur

Richard Fleischer réalisateur américain

Richard Fleischer regista statunitense

Richard Fleischer US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Флейшер, Ричард

ريتشارد فليشر

ریچارد فلایشر کارگردان آمریکایی

리처드 플라이셔

플래셔, 리차드 1916-2006

플레이셔, 리차드 1916-2006

플레이셔, 리처드 1916-2006

フライシャー, リチャード

フライシャー, リチャード 1916-2006




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