WorldCat Identities

Foster, Preston 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 298 works in 619 publications in 4 languages and 7,746 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Film noir  Crime films  Musical films  War films  Historical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Costume designer, Author, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My friend Flicka by Harold D Schuster( Visual )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Wyoming ranch boy chooses a headstrong filly to raise as his own, and earns his father's respect while learning important life lessons
I am a fugitive from a chain gang by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and French and held by 841 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 )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate
Guadalcanal diary( Visual )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
The Harvey girls by George Sydney( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley 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 )

37 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With three thugs as accomplices, Tim Foster, a disgruntled ex-cop, masterminds a foolproof million dollar bank robbery. But he's also hatched a scheme to double-cross his accomplices and frame an innocent for the crime. Joe Rolfe is the hapless truck driver caught in Foster's corrupt plan. In order to set things right, Rolfe tries to clear his own name and seek vengeance on the crooks, all while falling in love with Foster's daughter
Thunderhead, son of Flicka( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy tries to train an albino colt into a race horse
Annie Oakley by George Stephens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 356 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 240 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 239 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 by Ronald Reagan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marshal Frame Johnson cleans up Tombstone and other lawless towns
The last days of Pompeii by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 164 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
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 160 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 big cat( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and held by 153 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
Chess blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first films of Samuel Fuller( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The steel helmet: Despite its relatively low budget, this portrait of Korean War soldiers grappling with moral and racial issues while trying to stay alive remains one of the director's most gripping, realistic depictions of the blood and guts of war, as well as a reflection of Fuller's social conscience
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 98 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
Thunder birds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in English and held by 75 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
The Flicka collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunderhead : son of Flicka: Ken tries to train Flicka's son Thunderhead to be a race horse
 
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Alternative Names
Foster

Foster, Preston

Foster, Preston S.

Foster Preston S. 1900-1970

Preston Foster acteur américain

Preston Foster Amerikaans acteur (1900-1970)

Preston Foster amerikansk skådespelare

Preston Foster amerikansk skodespelar

Preston Foster amerikansk skuespiller

Preston Foster attore statunitense

Preston Foster US-amerikanischer Bühnenschauspieler

Престон Фостер

פרסטון פוסטר

פרסטון פוסטר שחקן אמריקאי

بريستون فوستر

پرستون فاستر بازیگر آمریکایی

プレストン・フォスター

普雷斯頓·福斯特

Languages
English (241)

Spanish (4)

French (1)

German (1)