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Fleischer, Richard

Overview
Works: 283 works in 1,502 publications in 9 languages and 19,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Historical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Animal films 
Roles: drt, aut, rsg, flm, prf, fmd, ive, trl, ctb, oth
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Fleischer
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( )

136 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Out of the inkwell : Max Fleischer and the animation revolution by Richard Fleischer( )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in and held by 1,979 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. While deeply engaged with his characters, Fleischer also sought ways to improve his art through technical innovation. In the 1920s and 1930s, Fleischer created many patented inventions and introduced new special effects such as startling combinations of live action and animation, as well as a musical series involving jazz artists such as Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong. In spite of its great popularity and success, however, the studio was abruptly closed in 1942. The animated cartoon industry was shocked, and the event went unexplained for many years. Now, Max's son Richard has at last solved the mystery of the shuttering of Fleischer Studios.--From publisher description
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( )

74 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,840 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."
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( )

45 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy musical about a 19th century English doctor who walks and talks with the animals around him
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( )

53 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,434 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 megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( )

56 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 862 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
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 774 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
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( )

44 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from a blood clot on the brain
Compulsion by Richard Fleischer( )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 689 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 jazz singer by Alan Crosland( )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in and and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cantor's son defies his father to pursue a career in popular music
The narrow margin by Richard Fleischer( )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop has been put in charge of protecting a gangster's girlfriend 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
Conan, the complete quest( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in and and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan the destroyer: 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
Mandingo by Richard Fleischer( )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 417 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( )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 344 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( )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 299 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( )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 247 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
Red Sonja by Richard Fleischer( )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 243 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
Betty Boop( )

2 editions published in 2005 in and held by 179 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
10 Rillington Place by Richard Fleischer( )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in and and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, an innocent man, Timothy Evans, is charged with the gruesome slaying of his wife and baby. Convicted by the testimony of his landlord, John Christie, a mild-mannered ex-policeman, Evans is sentenced to hang. However, after the execution, evidence reveals that the real psychotic killer is continuing his mass murder spree. Public outcry over this true case led to Great Britain's abolishment of the death penalty
The new centurions by Richard Fleischer( )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 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
 
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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

ריצ'רד פליישר

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

リチャード・フライシャー

李察·費里沙

理查德·弗莱彻

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