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Foster, Lewis R. 1898-1974

Overview
Works: 190 works in 291 publications in 2 languages and 4,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Motion picture plays  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Humor 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Adapter, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Scenarist, Librettist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lewis R Foster
 
Most widely held works by Lewis R Foster
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )
32 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
George Stevens' The more the merrier ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
René Clair's It happened tomorrow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her overprotective uncle
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 10 discs of feature films and short films released between 1929 and 1942. Contains high definition, digitally restored black-and-white versions of films. All films in black and white except The tree in a test tube
Mr. Smith goes to Washington (1939) shooting script, version B by Lewis R Foster( )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Jim Bowie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the 1950's television western series
Max Davidson comedies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Max Davidson (1875-1950) is one of the numerous forgotten Hollywood supporting actors who acted in innumerable movies. His heyday was in the late 1920s when he was engaged at the Hal Roach Studios for a series of Jewish comedies which belong to the best and funniest shorts the studio ever produced. The 2-disc DVD set presents all the existing comedies as well as Davidson's first sound film and documentation of the lost films with rare scripts and more than 300 unpublished stills. All films focus on Davidson as the henpecked Jewish family father who has to struggle with his good-for-nothing son(s) and a daughter who falls in love with a non-Jewish boy."--Container
Crashout ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six ruthless convicts break out of prison and frantically try to avoid an extensive manhunt. Once the coast is clear, the gang sets out on a long and dangerous journey by foot, train, and car to retrieve bank loot. After barely surviving two deadly incidents, the men take refuge in a farmhouse as the action reaches a fever pitch. Ironically, the men start to realize that it's not the law that they need to worry about, but each other
The Sign of Zorro ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masked, swash-buckling Zorro champions the cause of the oppressed
Mr. Smith goes to Washington (1939) continuity script by Lewis R Foster( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of movies Mr Smith goes to Washington ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This middle school program features the classic film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. This DVD enables students to study film by focusing on key film language concepts and significant scenes. Selected as a historically and culturally significant film by the Library of Congress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the story of an idealistic but inexperienced senator who confronts corruption in government. At the time of its release, the Second World War had begun in Europe, and Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy banned the film. In America, the film became the focus of a controversy when some American politicians and journalists labeled it unpatriotic
Men o' war ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurel & Hardy are laughable sailors on shore and on-the-make. When they escort two lovelies on a date, things go as usual -- from bad to worse. Features the unforgettable soda fountain routine plus the unsinkable canoe scene
It's in the bag! ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon learning that they have been named heirs to an elderly relative's estate, a flea circus operator and his family go on a spending spree. They then learn that the entire inheritance consists of five chairs. They sell the chairs and get caught up in a murder case before learning that the true fortune is hidden in one of the chairs
Daniel Boone : the warrior's path ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the exploration of Kentucky by Daniel Boone
Mr. Smith goes to Washington; a novel by Charles Landery( Book )
5 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stewart plays a freshman senator in Washington, D.C. who becomes involved in political infighting when a project of his is undermined by unscrupulous others who want to build a dam
Cavalry charge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cavalry charge: Two brothers who are not friends because they were fighting on different sides during the Civil War have to cooperate in order to defend themselves against an attack of Indians
Daniel Boone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the exploration of Kentucky by Daniel Boone
Tonka ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an Indian youth's love for his horse, Tonka. White Bull, a young brave in the Sioux tribe captures and tames a magnificent wild horse. Rather than see it mistreated by a cruel cousin, White Bull sets the animal free. Tonka is eventually obtained by the U.S. Cavalry and is saddled for General Custer's ill-fated confrontation at Little Big Horn-- and a gripping, unexpected reunion with White Bull
Double whoopee ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1929 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Boys arrive at a swank New York hotel as last-minute replacements for a doorman and footman and are mistaken for a Prussian Prince and his consort
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. the essential collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains all of the classic Laurel & Hardy sound-era short subjects and feature films from the Hal Roach Library. Also included are seven rarely seen, expanded foreign film alternate versions, four Laurel & Hardy guest appearance shorts, three theatrical film trailers, and two original release version shorts. Includes commentary by comedians, classic film experts and historians
 
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Alternative Names
Foster, L.R. 1898-1974
Foster, Lew 1898-1974
Foster, Lewis
Foster, Lewis 1898-1974
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