Lewis R. Foster


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Tonka (1958)
Director
The Sign of Zorro (1958)
Director
The Bold and the Brave (1956)
Director
Dakota Incident (1956)
Director
Crashout (1955)
Director
Top of the World (1955)
Director
Jamaica Run (1953)
Director
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953)
Director
Tropic Zone (1953)
Director
Hong Kong (1952)
Director
Crosswinds (1951)
Director
The Last Outpost (1951)
Director
Passage West (1951)
Director
The Eagle and the Hawk (1950)
Director
Captain China (1950)
Director
El Paso (1949)
Director
Manhandled (1949)
Director
The Lucky Stiff (1949)
Director
Armored Car (1937)
Director
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)
Director
She's Dangerous (1937)
Director
Love Letters of a Star (1936)
Director
Man O' War (1929)
Director
The Gaucho (1928)
Assistant Director

Writer (Feature Film)

Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1976)
From Story
Tonka (1958)
Screenwriter
Crashout (1955)
Written for Screen by
Top of the World (1955)
Writer
Jamaica Run (1953)
Wrt for screen by
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953)
Written for Screen by
Tropic Zone (1953)
Written for Screen by
The Vanquished (1953)
Written for Screen by
The Blazing Forest (1952)
Written for Screen by
Hong Kong (1952)
Based on a Story by
Passage West (1951)
Written for Screen by
Crosswinds (1951)
Written for Screen by
Captain China (1950)
Screenwriter
The Eagle and the Hawk (1950)
Screenwriter
The Lucky Stiff (1949)
Screenwriter
El Paso (1949)
Screenwriter
Manhandled (1949)
Screenwriter
Special Agent (1949)
Screenwriter
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947)
Original Screenplay
The Road to Hollywood (1947)
Story and dial for "One More Chance," "Billboard Girl" and "Dream House"
Never Say Goodbye (1946)
Adaptation
It's in the Bag! (1945)
Screenplay trmt
Can't Help Singing (1944)
Screenwriter
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
and ideas of
Hers to Hold (1943)
Screenwriter
Alaska Highway (1943)
Original Screenplay
The More the Merrier (1943)
Screenwriter
The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)
Screenwriter
I Live on Danger (1942)
Screenwriter
I Live on Danger (1942)
Original Story
Adventure in Washington (1941)
Screenwriter
Appointment for Love (1941)
Contract Writer
The Farmer's Daughter (1940)
Screenwriter
Comin' Round the Mountain (1940)
Screenwriter
Golden Gloves (1940)
Screenwriter
Comin' Round the Mountain (1940)
Story
Million Dollar Legs (1939)
Screenwriter
Some Like It Hot (1939)
Screenwriter
Million Dollar Legs (1939)
Story
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Story
Night Work (1939)
Original Screenplay
Sudden Money (1939)
Screenwriter
Campus Confessions (1938)
Contr to Screenplay const
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938)
Screenwriter
Illegal Traffic (1938)
Original story and Screenplay
Sons of the Legion (1938)
Original story and Screenplay
Armored Car (1937)
Screenwriter
She's Dangerous (1937)
Contract Writer
Two in a Crowd (1936)
Screenwriter
The Magnificent Brute (1936)
Screenwriter
Love Letters of a Star (1936)
Screenwriter
Two in a Crowd (1936)
Original Story
The Luckiest Girl in the World (1936)
Contract Writer
Stolen Harmony (1935)
Dial
Uncertain Lady (1934)
Contract Writer
By Your Leave (1934)
Contr to dial
You Belong to Me (1934)
Contr Special seq
Let's Talk It Over (1934)
Story
Eight Girls in a Boat (1934)
Adaptation
Cheating Blondes (1933)
Adapted and dial
Hypnotized (1932)
Contract Writer
Air Eagles (1931)
Suggested by

Producer (Feature Film)

Top of the World (1955)
Producer

Director (Special)

Daniel Boone (1960)
Director

Director (Short)

Men O' War (1929)
Director
Berth Marks (1929)
Director
Angora Love (1929)
Director
Bacon Grabbers (1929)
Director
Double Whoopee (1929)
Director
Hotter Than Hot (1929)
Director

Cast (Short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
Himself

Life Events

1922

gag writer and script supervisor for Hal Roach

1936

feature film director

Videos

Movie Clip

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - Not A Bad Desk Saunders (Jean Arthur) delivers appointee Jeff (James Stewart) to the U.S. Senate session where he'll be sworn in, a page (Dickie Jones) and Senator Paine (Claude Rains) assisting, in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - Daniel Boone's Lost Chick (Eugene Pallette) informs Saunders (Jean Arthur, her first scene) that the new senator (James Stewart) has gone missing in the capital, launching director Frank Capra's thundering montage, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - The Man On The Front Page After bad press and a hazing by reporters, appointed senator Jeff (James Stewart) visits mentor Paine (Claude Rains), who offers advice and his daughter (Astrid Allwyn), director Frank Capra providing a famous routine with a hat, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - Senator Jefferson Smith! The governor (Guy Kibbee) introduces Senate appointee Jeff Smith (James Stewart, in his first scene), who praises Senator Paine (Claude Rains), surprised to learn the supposed stooge is the son of an old ally, in Frank Çapra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - Senator Foley Dead Director Frank Capra's opening salvo, news that the sitting senator has died, relayed through Senator Paine (Claude Raines), Governor Hopper (Guy Kibbee), his boss Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold), whose aide Chick (Eugene Pallette) stands by, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - The Prize Dummy Girl-Friday in-waiting Saunders (Jean Arthur) and reporter pal Diz (Thomas Mitchell) caught off guard when the new-in-town appointed senator Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) arrives after a spontaneous tour, in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.

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