"Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution"
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
6 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Dick Fleischer | Richard O. Fleischer
Did You Know?
[about writer/producer Martin Rackin
] Rackin was a real character. He was a fast-talking, breezy, nervous, con-man type who blinked his eyes a lot. You always had the feeling that he was some sort of a street-corner shell-game operator keeping an eye open for the cops.
His father's animation studios was one of the biggest competitors to Walt Disney
's studio. Ironically, Disney ended up hiring Richard to direct his studio's first live-action feature, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea