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Victor Fleming (I) (1889–1949)


Victor Fleming entered the film business as a stuntman in 1910, mainly doing stunt driving - which came easy to him, as he had been a mechanic and professional race-car driver. He became interested in working on the other side of the camera, and eventually got a job as a cameraman on many of the films of Douglas Fairbanks. He soon began directing,... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gone with the Wind
(1939)
The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz Director
(1939)
Test Pilot
Test Pilot Director
(1938)
Captains Courageous
(1937)

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 2000 The Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the Rainbow (TV Movie) (archive footage)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Wizard of Oz (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1948 Joan of Arc
 1945 Adventure
 1942 Tortilla Flat
 1941 They Dare Not Love (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Waltz (uncredited)
 1938 Test Pilot
 1937 The Good Earth (uncredited)
 1935 Reckless
 1933 Bombshell (uncredited)
 1933 The White Sister (uncredited)
 1932 Red Dust (uncredited)
 1932 The Wet Parade (uncredited)
 1930 Renegades
 1930 Common Clay
 1929 The Virginian
 1929 The Wolf Song
 1928 The Awakening
 1927 Hula
 1926 Mantrap
 1925 Lord Jim
 1925 Adventure
 1924 Empty Hands
 1923 Dark Secrets
 1922 Anna Ascends
 1921 Woman's Place
 1921 Mama's Affair
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 12 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vic Fleming

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Don't get excited. Obstacles make a better picture. See more »

Trivia:

He was working as a chauffeur for a wealthy family when he met director Allan Dwan in 1913. When the director began talking to him about repairing his own car, he discovered Fleming was knowledgeable about cameras and offered him a job as assistant cinematographer. Working behind the camera, Fleming learned about action pictures from Dwan and comedies from Marshall Neilan. See more »

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