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Dave Fleischer (I) (1894–1979)

Dave Fleischer was born on July 14, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941), Imagination (1943) and Gulliver's Travels (1939). He was married to Mae Schwartz and Ida Mae Sharnow. He died on June 25, 1979 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Imagination Producer
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 2005 Cartoon Alley (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Popeye (2005) ... (original material)
- Oscar Nominated Shorts (2005) ... (original material)
 1993-2002 ToonHeads (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Cartoons in the Real World (2002) ... (original material)
- Toro! Toro! (1999) ... (original material)
- Fight Night (1999) ... (original material)
- Don't Adjust Your Color: Black-and-White Cartoons (1993) ... (original material)
- Popeye (1993) ... (original material)
 1995 Los comienzos de la animación (Video documentary) (segment "Modeling", uncredited)
 1957 Let's All Go to the Lobby (Short)
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (archive footage)
 1952 Big Bad Sindbad (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1950 Popeye Makes a Movie (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1949 Popeye's Premiere (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1944 Spinach Packin' Popeye (Short) (earlier 1930's clips, uncredited)
 1943 Secret Agent (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1943 The Underground World (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1943 Jungle Drums (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1943 The Mummy Strikes (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 The Vacationer's Paradise (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Destruction Inc. (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942/I Eleventh Hour (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 Showdown (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 Japoteurs (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 Alona on the Sarong Seas (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 Terror on the Midway (Short)
 1942 You're a Sap, Mr. Jap (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 Volcano (Short)
 1942 Baby Wants a Bottleship (Short)
 1942 Electric Earthquake (Short)
 1942 Many Tanks (Short)
 1942 The Magnetic Telescope (Short)
 1942 The Raven (Short)
 1942 The Bulleteers (Short)
 1942 Fleets of Stren'th (Short)
 1942 The Arctic Giant (Short)
 1942 Blunder Below (Short)
 1942 Kickin' the Conga Round (Short)
 1942 Billion Dollar Limited (Short)
 1941 Nix on Hypnotricks (Short)
 1941 The Mechanical Monsters (Short)
 1941 The Mighty Navy (Short)
 1941 Superman (Short)
 1941 I'll Never Crow Again (Short)
 1941 Twinkletoes in Hat Stuff (Short)
 1941 Hunky y Spunky (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vitamin Hay (1941)
 1941 Vitamin Hay (Short)
 1941 It's a Hap-Hap-Happy Day (Short)
 1941 Pest Pilot (Short)
 1941 The Wizard of Arts (Short)
 1941 Copy Cat (Short)
 1941 Gabby Goes Fishing (Short)
 1941 Child Psykolojiky (Short) (direction)
 1941 Fire Cheese (Short)
 1941 Olive's Boithday Presink (Short)
 1941 Swing Cleaning (Short)
 1941 Flies Ain't Human (Short)
 1941 Twinkletoes Gets the Bird (Short)
 1941 Olive's $weep$take Ticket (Short)
 1941 Two for the Zoo (Short)
 1941 Zero the Hound (Short)
 1941 Quiet! Pleeze (Short)
 1941 All's Well (Short)
 1941 Problem Pappy (Short)
 1940 Bring Himself Back Alive (Short)
 1940 Mommy Loves Puppy (Short)
 1940 Poopdeck Pappy (Short)
 1940 The Constable (Short)
 1940 Sneak, Snoop and Snitch (Short)
 1940 King for a Day (Short)
 1940 My Pop, My Pop (Short)
 1940 Popeye Meets William Tell (Short)
 1940 The Dandy Lion (Short)
 1940 Puttin on the Act (Short)
 1940 The Fulla Bluff Man (Short)
 1940 Doing Impossikible Stunts (Short)
 1940 Snubbed by a Snob (Short)
 1940 Fightin Pals (Short)
 1940 Wedding Belts (Short)
 1940 Nurse-Mates (Short)
 1940 The Ugly Dino (Short)
 1940 Wimmin Is a Myskery (Short)
 1940 Onion Pacific (Short)
 1940 The Fowl Ball Player (Short)
 1940 A Kick in Time (Short)
 1940 Granite Hotel (Short)
 1940 Me Feelins Is Hurt (Short)
 1940 Stealin Aint Honest (Short)
 1940 Ants in the Plants (Short)
 1940 Females Is Fickle (Short)
 1940 Little Lambkin (Short) (as Dave Fliescher)
 1940 Shakespearian Spinach (Short)
 1939 Never Sock a Baby (Short)
 1930-1939 Betty Boop (TV Series short) (113 episodes)
- Yip-Yip-Yippy (1939)
- The Scared Crows (1939)
 1939 Hello How Am I (Short)
 1939 The Barnyard Brat (Short)
 1939 Ghosks Is the Bunk (Short)
 1939 Wotta Nitemare (Short)
 1939 Leave Well Enough Alone (Short)
 1939/I Small Fry (Short)
 1939 Customers Wanted (Short)
 1939 Always Kickin' (Short)
 1938 Cops Is Always Right (Short)
 1938 A Date to Skate (Short)
 1938 The Playful Polar Bears (Short)
 1938 Goonland (Short)
 1938 Mutiny Ain't Nice (Short)
 1938 All's Fair at the Fair (Short)
 1938 Bulldozing the Bull (Short)
 1938 Beside a Moonlit Stream (Short)
 1938 The Jeep (Short)
 1938 Hunky and Spunky (Short)
 1938 Plumbing Is a 'Pipe' (Short)
 1938 I Yam Love Sick (Short)
 1938 You Leave Me Breathless (Short)
 1938 Hold It (Short)
 1938 Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh (Short)
 1938/I Thanks for the Memory (Short)
 1938 The House Builder-Upper (Short)
 1938 The Tears of an Onion (Short)
 1938 Learn Polikeness (Short)
 1938 Let's Celebrake (Short)
 1937 Little Lamby (Short)
 1937 Fowl Play (Short)
 1937 Magic on Broadway (Short)
 1937 Protek the Weakerist (Short)
 1937 Educated Fish (Short)
 1937 Whispers in the Dark (Short)
 1937 Peeping Penguins (Short)
 1937 You Came to My Rescue (Short)
 1937 Lost and Foundry (Short)
 1937 A Car-Tune Portrait (Short)
 1937 The Twisker Pitcher (Short)
 1937 Chicken a la King (Short)
 1937 Hospitaliky (Short)
 1937 Twilight on the Trail (Short)
 1937 My Artistical Temperature (Short)
 1937 Organ Grinder's Swing (Short)
 1937 Bunny Mooning (Short)
 1936 I'm in the Army Now (Short)
 1936 Christmas Comes But Once a Year (Short) (direction)
 1936 Talking Through My Heart (Short)
 1936 The Spinach Roadster (Short)
 1936 Hold the Wire (Short)
 1936 Play Safe (Short)
 1936 I Can't Escape from You (Short)
 1936 Little Swee'pea (Short)
 1936 Hawaiian Birds (Short)
 1936 Never Kick a Woman (Short)
 1936 The Hills of Old Wyomin' (Short)
 1936 Let's Get Movin' (Short)
 1936 Greedy Humpty Dumpty (Short)
 1936 I Wanna Be a Life Guard (Short)
 1936 The Cobweb Hotel (Short)
 1936 What -- No Spinach? (Short)
 1936 Bridge Ahoy! (Short)
 1936 I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski (Short)
 1936 The Little Stranger (Short)
 1936 Brotherly Love (Short)
 1936 A Clean Shaven Man (Short)
 1936 No Other One (Short)
 1936 Somewhere in Dreamland (Short)
 1936 Vim, Vigor and Vitaliky (Short)
 1935 It's Easy to Remember (Short)
 1935 The Spinach Overture (Short)
 1935 Musical Memories (Short)
 1935 Adventures of Popeye (Short)
 1935 King of the Mardi Gras (Short)
 1935 I Wished on the Moon (Short)
 1935 Time for Love (Short)
 1935 Dizzy Divers (Short)
 1935 Dancing on the Moon (Short)
 1935 For Better or Worser (Short)
 1935 Choose Your 'Weppins' (Short)
 1935 The Kids in the Shoe (Short)
 1935 The 'Hyp-Nut-Tist' (Short)
 1935 Pleased to Meet Cha! (Short)
 1935 The Song of the Birds (Short)
 1935 Be Kind to 'Aminals' (Short)
 1935 Beware of Barnacle Bill (Short)
 1934 Let's Sing with Popeye (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 An Elephant Never Forgets (Short)
 1934 We Aim to Please (Short)
 1934 The Dance Contest (Short)
 1934 Little Dutch Mill (Short)
 1934 The Two-Alarm Fire (Short)
 1934 A Dream Walking (Short)
 1934 Axe Me Another (Short)
 1934 Shiver Me Timbers! (Short)
 1934 Love Thy Neighbor (Short)
 1934 Strong to the Finich (Short)
 1934 She Reminds Me of You (Short)
 1934 Shoein' Hosses (Short)
 1934 Can You Take It (Short)
 1934 Lazybones (Short)
 1934 Tune Up and Sing (Short)
 1934 Let's You and Him Fight (Short)
 1934 Sock-a-Bye, Baby (Short)
 1933 Wild Elephinks (Short)
 1933 Seasin's Greetinks! (Short)
 1933 Sing, Babies, Sing! (Short)
 1933 I Eats My Spinach (Short)
 1933/II I Like Mountain Music (Short)
 1933 Blow Me Down! (Short)
 1933 Boo, Boo, Theme Song! (Short)
 1933 I Yam What I Yam (Short)
 1933 Stoopnocracy (Short)
 1933 Sing, Sisters, Sing! (Short)
 1933 Boilesk (Short)
 1933 Song Shopping (Short)
 1933 The Peanut Vendor (Short)
 1933 Popular Melodies (Short)
 1933 Snow-White (Short)
 1933 Aloha Oe (Short)
 1933 Reaching for the Moon (Short)
 1933 Ain't She Sweet? (Short)
 1933 Dinah (Short)
 1932 Time on My Hands (Short)
 1932 Sing a Song (Short)
 1932 Sleepy Time Down South (Short)
 1932 Romantic Melodies (Short)
 1932/II School Days (Short)
 1932 Just a Gigolo (Short)
 1932 Betty Boop, M.D. (Short)
 1932 Down Among the Sugar Cane (Short)
 1932 Rudy Vallee Melodies (Short)
 1932 You Try Somebody Else (Short)
 1932 I Ain't Got Nobody (Short)
 1932 Hide and Seek (Short)
 1932 Shine on Harvest Moon (Short)
 1932 Just One More Chance (Short)
 1932 Sweet Jennie Lee (Short)
 1931 Russian Lullaby (Short)
 1931 My Baby Just Cares for Me (Short)
 1931 Little Annie Rooney (Short)
 1931 You're Driving Me Crazy (Short)
 1931 That Old Gang of Mine (Short)
 1931 The Herring Murder Case (Short)
 1931 Twenty Legs Under the Sea (Short)
 1931 Alexander's Ragtime Band (Short)
 1931 The Male Man (Short)
 1931 Hurry Doctor! (Short)
 1931 In My Merry Oldsmobile (Short)
 1931 Somebody Stole My Gal (Short)
 1931 The Cow's Husband (Short)
 1931 Tree Saps (Short)
 1931 Teacher's Pest (Short)
 1931 By the Beautiful Sea (Short)
 1931 Ace of Spades (Short)
 1930 Row Row Row (Short)
 1930 Accordion Joe (Short)
 1930 On a Sunday Afternoon (Short)
 1930 Up to Mars (Short)
 1930 Mariutch (Short)
 1930 Sky Scraping (Short)
 1930 My Gal Sal (Short)
 1930 Grand Uproar (Short)
 1930 Strike Up the Band (Short)
 1930 Swing You Sinners! (Short)
 1930 The Stein Song (Short)
 1930 The Glow Worm (Short)
 1930 Wise Flies (Short)
 1930 Fire Bugs (Short)
 1930 Yes! We Have No Bananas (Short)
 1930 La Paloma (Short)
 1930/I Hot Dog (Short)
 1930 Prisoner's Song (Short)
 1930 Radio Riot (Short)
 1930 Bedelia (Short)
 1929 Marriage Wows (Short)
 1929 After the Ball (Short)
 1929 Noah's Lark (Short)
 1929 Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Short)
 1929 Smiles (Short)
 1929 My Pony Boy (Short)
 1929 Goodbye My Lady Love (Short)
 1929 China Town My China Town (Short)
 1929 Dixie (Short)
 1929 Chemical Ko-Ko (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Hypnotism (Short)
 1929 Mother Pin a Rose on Me (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Big Sale (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Harem Scarem (Short)
 1929 Daisy Bell (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Conquest (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Focus (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Signals (Short)
 1929 Ye Olde Melodies (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Knock-Down (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Saxaphonies (Short)
 1929 Old Black Joe (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Crib (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Hot Ink (Short)
 1929 Yankee Doodle Boy (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko's Reward (Short)
 1929 Ko-Ko Beats Time (Short)
 1929 The Sidewalks of New York (Short)
 1929 Noise Annoys Ko-Ko (Short)
 1929 No Eyes Today (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Act (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Courtship (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko on the Track (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Magic (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko in the Rough (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Dog-Gone (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Parade (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Kleans Up (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Big Pull (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Heaves-Ho (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Chase (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's War Dogs (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Catch (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Squeals (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Lamps Aladdin (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Haunted House (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Goes Over (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Bawth (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Earth Control (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Field Daze (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Hot Dog (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Tattoo (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko Smokes (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Germ Jam (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Kozy Korner (Short)
 1928 Ko-Ko's Kink (Short)
 1927 Inklings, Issue?? (Short) (uncredited)
 1927 Inklings, Issue Unknown (Short) (uncredited)
 1927 Now You're Talking (Short)
 1927 That Little Big Fellow (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko the Kid (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko's Quest (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Kicks (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko's Klock (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Chops Suey (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Explores (Short)
 1927 KoKo the Kop (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Hops Off (Short)
 1927 KoKo the Knight (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko's Kane (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Plays Pool (Short)
 1927 Koko Needles the Boss (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko the Kavalier (Short)
 1927 Jingle Bells (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko in 1999 (Short)
 1927 Mickey (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Makes 'Em Laugh (Short)
 1927 The Rocky Road to Dublin (Short)
 1927 Ko-Ko Back Tracks (Short)
 1926 Another Bottle Doctor (Short)
 1926 Old Pal (Short)
 1926 Pack Up Your Troubles (Short)
 1926 Yak-A-Hula-Hick-A-Doola (Short)
 1926 Ko-Ko Gets Egg-Cited (Short)
 1926 Everybody's Doing It (Short)
 1926 Oh What a Pal Was Mary (Short)
 1926 Koko the Convict (Short)
 1926 Old Black Joe (Short)
 1926 Koko Kidnapped (Short)
 1926 Margie (Short)
 1926 When I Lost You (Short)
 1926 The Berth Mark (Short)
 1926 Ko-Ko's Queen (Short)
 1926 Annie Laurie (Short)
 1926 Comin' Thro' the Rye (Short)
 1926/I The Sheik of Araby (Short)
 1926 'Morning, Judge (Short)
 1926 Alexander's Ragtime Band (Short)
 1926 Fadeaway (Short)
 1926 Ko-Ko Hot After It (Short)
 1926 Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Short)
 1926 It's the Cats (Short)
 1926 My Old Kentucky Home (Short)
 1926 Toot Toot (Short)
 1926/II Sweet Adeline (Short)
 1926 Dolly Gray (Short)
 1926 Koko at the Circus (Short)
 1926 Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-Dee-Aye (Short)
 1926 Koko's Paradise (Short)
 1926 Darling Nelly Gray (Short)
 1926 Ko-Ko Baffles the Bulls (Short)
 1925/I East Side, West Side (Short)
 1925 I Love a Lassie (Short)
 1925 Inklings, Issue 12 (Short)
 1925 Oh, Suzanna (Short)
 1925 Sailing Sailing (Short)
 1925 Ko-Ko's Thanksgiving (Short)
 1925 Ko-Ko Steps Out (Short)
 1925 Dixie (Short)
 1925 Koko Eats (Short)
 1925 Ko Ko Packs 'Em (Short)
 1925 Koko Nuts (Short)
 1925 Nutcracker Suite (Short)
 1925 Ko-Ko on the Run (Short)
 1925 My Bonnie (Short)
 1925 Koko Sees Spooks (Short)
 1925 Swanee River (Short)
 1925 Koko Trains 'Em (Short)
 1925 Daisy Bell (Short)
 1925 Big Chief Koko (Short)
 1925 Ko-Ko the Barber (Short)
 1925 Old Folks at Home (Short)
 1925 Koko the Hot Shot (Short)
 1925 Ko-Ko in Toyland (Short)
 1925 Thaddeus and Arline (Short)
 1924 The Storm (Short)
 1924 The Cure (Short)
 1924 The Sparring Partner (Short)
 1924 League of Nations (Short)
 1924 Vaudeville (Short)
 1924 Vacation (Short)
 1924 Goodbye My Lady Love (Short)
 1924 The Runaway (Short)
 1924 Oh Mabel (Short)
 1924 Clay Town (Short)
 1924 A Stitch in Time (Short)
 1924 Trip to Mars (Short)
 1924 Mother Gooseland (Short)
 1924 The Cartoon Factory (Short)
 1924 Masquerade (Short)
 1923 The Laundry (Short)
 1923 The Contest (Short)
 1923 Shadows (Short)
 1923 The Fortune Teller (Short)
 1923 Balloons (Short)
 1923 False Alarm (Short)
 1923 The Battle (Short)
 1923 Evolution (Documentary short)
 1923 Trapped (Short)
 1923 The Puzzle (Short)
 1923 Surprise (Short)
 1923 Bed Time (Short)
 1923 The Einstein Theory of Relativity (Documentary short)
 1922 Jumping Beans (Short)
 1922 The Birthday (Short)
 1922 The Reunion (Short)
 1922/I The Show (Short)
 1922/I The Challenge (Short)
 1922 The Hypnotist (Short)
 1922/II Pay Day (Short)
 1922 Flies (Short)
 1922 Bubbles (Short)
 1922 The Mosquito (Short)
 1922 The Dresden Doll (Short)
 1922 The Fish (Short)
 1921 First Man to the Moon (Short)
 1921 Invisible Ink (Short)
 1921 November (Short)
 1921 Fishing (Short)
 1921 Modeling (Short)
 1921 The Automobile Ride (Short)
 1921 Cartoonland (Short)
 1920 The Restaurant (Short)
 1920 Perpetual Motion (Short)
 1920 Poker (Short)
 1920 If You Could Shrink (Short)
 1920/I The Circus (Short) (as "Dave")
 1920 The Chinaman (Short)
 1920 The Boxing Kangaroo (Short)
 1919 Slides (Short)
 1919/II Out of the Inkwell (Short)
 1919 The Clown's Pups (Short)
 1919/I Out of the Inkwell (Short)
 1919 Experiment No. 3 (Short)
 1919 Experiment No. 2 (Short)
 1918 Experiment No. 1 (Short)
 1918 Out of the Inkwell (Short)
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Show Show Actor (14 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

"Dave" | Dave Fliescher


Mae Schwartz  (his death) | See more »

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Survived by his widow, Mae, and two daughters; and a brother, Lou. See more »

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