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Victor Fleming

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Victor Lonzo Fleming (February 23, 1889 – January 6, 1949) was an American film director, cinematographer, and producer. His most popular films were The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind (both of 1939), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director. Fleming has those same two films listed in the top 10 of the American Film Institute's 2007 AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies list.

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  • Born: Victor Lonzo FlemingFebruary 23, 1889La Cañada Flintridge, California; US
  • Died: January 6, 1949 (aged 59)Cottonwood, Arizona; US
  • Resting place: Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Occupation: Director, cinematographer, producer
  • Years active: 1910–1949
  • Spouse(s): Lucile Rosson (1895-1966) (1933–1949)

Read more about Victor Fleming at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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LA Times Entertainme, 2014-05-08 19:10:00
"Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" picks up where L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (and Victor Fleming's 1939 live-action adaptation "The Wizard of Oz") left off. But the new 3-D animation feels like a formulaic knockoff of the original, replacing most everything whimsical about...

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'Oz the Great and Powerful': Michelle Williams on Glinda inspiration
LA Times Entertainme, 2013-03-05 03:28:00
In both L. Frank Baum's "Oz" novels and Victor Fleming¿s 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz," Glinda the Good Witch is all-knowing, aware of everything that happens in Oz and, for the most part, what needs to be done about it.

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