WorldCat Identities

Foster, Preston 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 222 works in 444 publications in 3 languages and 7,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Juvenile works  Blues (Music)  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Costume designer, Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Preston Foster
 
Most widely held works by Preston Foster
My friend Flicka ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy sets his heart on taming a wild-spirited filly
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )
8 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"World War I is over. Johnny has come marching home. But there's little fanfare and no meaningful work for one war vet. There's only the desperate life of an unjustly convicted fugitive. Twice he is sentenced to a chain gang. Twice he escapes. They can put his hands and feet in irons, but not his will to be free."--Container
The Informer by John Ford( Visual )
23 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish rebel succumbs to temptation and betrays his friend, a revolutionary leader, for the twenty pounds' reward. When later wracked by guilt, he tries to come to terms with his inexplicable action
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Kansas City confidential by Phil Karlson( Visual )
27 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With three thugs as accomplices, disgruntled ex-cop Tim Foster, masterminds a foolproof million dollar bank robbery. But he's also hatched a scheme to double-cross his accomplices and frame an innocent man for the crime. Hapless truck driver, Joe Rolfe, becomes caught in Foster's corrupt plan. In order to set things right, Rolfe tries to clear his own name and seek vengeance on the bad guys, all while falling in love with Foster's daughter
Thunderhead, son of Flicka ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy tries to train an albino colt into a race horse
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )
17 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Energetic biographical drama based on the life and legend of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her on-off relationship with Wild Bill Hickock
I shot Jesse James ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend, but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
Law and order ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marshal Frame Johnson cleans up Tombstone and other lawless towns
Chess blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big cat ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1933, a city boy arrives at his late mother's rural Utah birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, feuding, and a cougar
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
6 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham, imdb.com
The last days of Pompeii by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of power, greed and religion set at the time of the great eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D
The first films of Samuel Fuller ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I shot Jesse James: After years of crime reporting and writing pulp novels and screenplays, Samuel Fuller made his directorial debut with the lonesome ballad of Robert Ford who fatally betrayed his friend, the notorious Jesse James
Forbidden Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Thunder birds ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War I pilot trains rookies for World War II. When he and one of his trainees compete for the same girl, he makes sure the rookie passes his training, even though he knows he will lose the girl in the process
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Harvey girls: Susan meets a cheery group of young women traveling out to open a 'Harvey House' restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travelers
American empire ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of two Civil War heroes and their quest to build a cattle empire in Texas. Fighting cattle rustlers and the elements, they ruthlessly pursue and reach their goal. But one of the partners loses his heroic and genial nature through greed
 
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Alternative Names
Foster, Preston
Foster, Preston S.
Foster Preston S. 1900-1970
Languages
English (173)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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