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Film Director Richard Fleischer.

Forty year Hollywood veteran, and director of almost fifty films, Richard Fleischer. He's the son of the legendary cartoonist, Max Fleischer, who created Betty Boop. Richard Fleischer's films include "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", "Fantastic Voyage", "Doctor Doolittle" and "Conan The Destroyer". His new memoir "Just Tell Me When to Cry" (Carroll & Graf) covers his father's competition with Walt Disney, the studio system, anecdotes about many stars, and what it's like directing a picture underwater in a deep sea diver's suit.


Other segments from the episode on July 21, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 21, 1993: Interview with Dennis Ryerson; Interview with Richard Flesicher; Review of Edmund Wilson's book "The Sixties."


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