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Fleming, Victor 1889-1949

Overview
Works: 238 works in 936 publications in 9 languages and 24,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, dir, Cinematographer , Other, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victor Fleming
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

216 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 9,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog Toto and runs away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives
Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

188 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 7,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )

31 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc, a 15th-century French peasant girl rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she is directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who are driven from France. When a new king is crowned, Joan's influence grows and makes him wary of her power, ultimately betraying her to martyrdom
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror film about the cultured Dr. Jekyll who, as the result of an experiment he's conducted on himself, can change into the hideous Mr. Hyde
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless boy, who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the boy's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Bombshell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola, whose life is a dizzy whirlpool of studio expectations, adoring fans, familial leeches and most of all, a firecracker of a freewheeling press agent who'd do handsprings through a minefield if it would keep Lola's name in the tabloids. But Lola is ready to provide a final headline herself. She's quitting the biz. Leaving. Abandoning the sham and the glam for the pitter-patter of tiny feet
A guy named Joe by Victor Fleming( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A flier is killed but comes back as a ghost to supervise his ex-girl's new romance
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Red dust by Victor Fleming( Visual )

29 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wisecracking Vantine hides away on Carson's plantation, he sizes her up as an easy target for his charm. But things change when an engineer and his beautiful wife show up and Carson writes Vantine off as nothing more than a 'cute little trick.' Now, with the two women vying for Carson's affection, a rivalry forms that soon boils over into jealousy and violence
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Test pilot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Lane is a test pilot who is forced to land in Kansas where he meets Ann "Thursday" Barton and they fall in love. After some miscommunication, Jim leaves, but then comes back to marry her. Jim ends up taking a dangerous job which worries Ann, but she promises to stick by her man. Jim continues to take dangerous flights, until one that has disastrous consequences
Douglas Fairbanks, a modern musketeer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1916's "His Pictures In The Papers" features Douglas as the meat-loving son of a vegetarian food magnate who finds love with an equally carnivorous young woman. It is also a wry and prescient commentary on fame and the lengths some will go to in order to achieve it. Also from 1916, "The Mystery Of The Leaping Fish" is probably the most unconventional film Fairbanks ever appeared in, as it features him as the cocaine-addicted detective "Coke Ennyday." It was co-scripted by Tod Browning and features a flair for the bizarre he would put on ample display when directing "Dracula" and "Freaks" in the early 1930s. "Flirting With Fate" also features some darker-hued humor in its story of a depressed artist who arranges to be killed just before finding good fortune. The final film from 1916, "The Matrimaniac, " co-stars Constance Talmadge in a comic tale of the lengths a young couple will go to in order to tie the knot. The delightful "Wild And Woolly" has the Wild West-obsessed Douglas finding that the Old West does not require as much taming as he once surmised. Similarly, "Reaching For The Moon" chronicles Doug's realization that the life of a European monarch is not the fairy tale he once believed it to be. It is also an interesting comment on America's perceptions of World War I-era Europe with its depiction of a continent dominated by an unending number of assassination plots and murky counterplots. "The Modern Musketeer" demonstrates the limits and the advantages of living life according to a naive sense of chivalry exemplified by D'Artagnan. Its 17th century prologue provides a window into the sort of costume roles Doug would be playing in the years ahead. "When The Clouds Roll By" from 1919 is notable for its more surreal elements including an incredibly original and complicated dream sequence. 1920's "The Mollycoddle" and 1921's "The Nut" offer two final opportunities for Doug to display his athleticism in a modern setting. "The Mollycoddle" is almost a prototype of "North By Northwest" with Doug as a foppish American "corrupted" by the soft life in Europe who is mistaken for an American agent by a gang of ruthless smugglers. "The Nut" is an amusing film featuring Doug as an eccentric inventor whose efforts to help a young woman in her reform campaign go awry. The final film in the set, "The Mark Of Zorro, " was shot prior to "The Nut." Its overall success with critics and moviegoers convinced Doug that he should focus his efforts on producing similar period adventures--M. Boxwood (Amazon)
Reckless( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Broadway star married for love. The tabloids say she murdered for money. ... [Jean Harlow] plays musical star Mona Leslie, the bride of a champagne-stewed blueblood. When he blows his brains out, Mona is suspected of his murder, igniting a media frenzy"--Container
The wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the film version of Dorothy's adventures in the land of Oz illustrated with stills from the motion picture
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vita quotidiana a Monterey, dove i paisanos passano la giornata a bere e a cantare, lavorando il minimo indispensabile. (Mereghetti)
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volume Six turns the spotlight on adultery, alcoholism, prostitution, and racism, issues that the Production Code would soon ban from the screen. The Wet Parade:... Demon whiskey brings ruin to two families in this all-star adaptation of Upton Sinclair's impassioned novel. Downstairs:... A philandering chauffer creates havoc in an upper-class household. Mandalay:... A Russian refugee seeks revenge upon the ex-lover who sold her into slavery. Massacre:... A college-educated Sioux wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people."--Container
The mollycoddle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Fairbanks came from Broadway to the movies in 1915 when high salaries were luring well-known stage actors to the new feature-length pictures. Although most of these performers failed to 'register' on camera and returned to New York, Fairbanks quickly became a supernova. His energetic, optimistic character, his ingratiating smile, his graceful, acrobatic stunts (he did his own), clever writing, and accomplished staging rapidly made Fairbanks one of the most admired stars in the world. He produced 4 films for United Artists, including The Mollycoddle (1920), directed by Victor Fleming and starring Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, and Wallace Beery. After living in Europe for many years, Fairbanks returns to his home in Arizona in this adventure story. He battles and captures Wallace Beery, a desperado, while also pursuing and winning Ruth Renick
The Virginian by -( Visual )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Virginian (Cooper) is the foreman of a Wyoming ranch. He gives a job to Steve (Arlen), an old friend, and they vie for the affections of the local schoolmistress Molly Wood (Brian). The Virginian wins out and Steve goes bad, taking up with the local villain Trampas (Huston) rustling cattle. When Steve is caught, the Virginian oversees the lynching. This turns Molly against him, but when he is wounded in a shootout, she agrees to marry him. On the wedding day, Trampas turns up for a showdown with the Virginian, but the Virginian outdraws him. This was the third film of the popular novel and Gary Cooper's first all-talking picture
 
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Alternative Names
Fleming, Victor

Fleming, Victor 1883-1949

Fleming, Victor 1889-1949

Fleming, Victor (Victor Lonzo), 1889-1949

Victor Fleming Amerikaans filmregisseur

Victor Fleming cinéaste américain

Victor Fleming regista e direttore della fotografia statunitense

Victor Fleming US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Viktor Fleminq

Βίκτορ Φλέμινγκ

Виктор Флеминг

Віктар Флемінг

Віктор Флемінг

Флеминг, Виктор

ויקטור פלמינג

ویکتور فلمینگ

വിക്ടർ ഫ്ലെമിങ്

ვიქტორ ფლემინგი

빅터 플레밍

플레밍, 빅터 1889-1949

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维克托·弗莱明

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Gone with the WindRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandHouse of waxThe wonderful Wizard of OzThe wizard of OzMoonlight and magnolias