Richard Fleischer, the director of the Disney classic "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and the son of Walt Disney's rival Max Fleischer, died on Saturday.
Full Story: '20,000 Leagues' Director Fleischer DiesLOS ANGELES -- Richard Fleischer, who directed several memorable films from sci-fi classics such as "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to war movies as "Tora! Tora! Tora!", has died. He was 89.
Fleischer died Saturday of natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, said his son, Mark.