Fleischer, Max Maximilian#
Fleischer, Max (Maximilian), b. Kraków, Poland, July 19, 1883, d. Los Angeles (USA), Sept. 12, 1972, cartoonist, animator. Came to the USA as a child. At first made drawings for newspapers and from 1915 animation studies for Paramount. Made his first film, "Out of the Inkwell", in 1916. Together with his brother Dave he participated in the creation of various Paramount cartoon series from 1919, such as "Betty Boop" (from 1934) and "Popeye the Sailor" (from 1936). Father of film director Richard F.
Literature#L. Carbaga, The F. Story, 1976.