Norman Foster


Director
Norman Foster

About

Also Known As
Norman Hoeffer
Birth Place
Richmond, Indiana, USA
Born
December 13, 1900
Died
July 07, 1976

Photos & Videos

Rafter Romance - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Rafter Romance - Movie Posters
Rafter Romance - Publicity Stills

Family & Companions

Claudette Colbert
Companion
Actor.
Sally Blane
Companion
Actor.

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Legend of Custer (1968)
Director
Brighty of the Grand Canyon (1966)
Director
Indian Paint (1965)
Director
The Sign of Zorro (1958)
Director
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)
Director
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Director
Sombrero (1953)
Director
Navajo (1952)
Director
Sky Full of Moon (1952)
Director
Father Is a Bachelor (1950)
Director
Woman on the Run (1950)
Director
Tell It to the Judge (1949)
Director
Rachel and the Stranger (1948)
Director
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948)
Director
El Ahijado de la Muerte (1946)
Director
La Fuga (1944)
Director
Santa (1943)
Director
Journey into Fear (1942)
Director
Scotland Yard (1941)
Director
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941)
Director
Charlie Chan in Panama (1940)
Director
Northwest Passage (Book I--Rogers' Rangers) (1940)
2nd unit Director
Maryland (1940)
2nd Unit Director
High School (1940)
Fill-In Director
Viva Cisco Kid (1940)
Director
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)
Director
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
Director
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
Director
Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)
Director
20,000 Men a Year (1939)
2nd Unit Director
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)
Director
Walking Down Broadway (1938)
Director
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
Director
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
Director
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)
Director
Fair Warning (1937)
Director
I Cover Chinatown (1936)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1966)
Sir John Falstaff
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
Hoodlum in tavern
The Fire Trap (1937)
Bill Farnsworth
Fatal Lady (1936)
Philip Roberts
I Cover Chinatown (1936)
Eddie Barton
High Tension (1936)
Eddie Mitchell
The Leavenworth Case (1936)
Bob Gryce
Everybody's Old Man (1936)
Ronald Franklin
The Bishop Misbehaves (1935)
Donald [Meadows]
The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1935)
Ralph Hartsook
Suicide Squad (1935)
Larry [Parker]
Ladies Crave Excitement (1935)
Dan Phelan
Behind the Green Lights (1935)
Dave Britten
Superspeed (1935)
Randy Rogers
Behind the Evidence (1935)
Tony Sheridan
Escape from Devil's Island (1935)
Andre [Dion]
Orient Express (1934)
Carlton Myatt
Elinor Norton (1934)
Bill Carroll
Strictly Dynamite (1934)
Nick [Montgomery]
State Fair (1933)
Wayne Frake
Professional Sweetheart (1933)
Jim [Davey]
Walls of Gold (1933)
Barnes Ritchie
Rafter Romance (1933)
Jack [Bacon]
Pilgrimage (1933)
Jim Jessop
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
Tom
Under Eighteen (1932)
Alf
Week-end Marriage (1932)
Ken Hays
Steady Company (1932)
Jim
Alias the Doctor (1932)
Stephan Brenner
Play Girl (1932)
Wallie Dennis
Girl of the Rio (1932)
Johnny Powell
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932)
Melville [Cohen]
Prosperity (1932)
John Warren
Strange Justice (1932)
Wally Baker
Up Pops the Devil (1931)
Steve Merrick
No Limit (1931)
Douglas Thayer
It Pays to Advertise (1931)
Rodney Martin
Men Call It Love (1931)
Jack [Mills]
Confessions of a Co-ed (1931)
Hal
Reckless Living (1931)
Doggie
Young Man of Manhattan (1930)
Toby McLean
Love at First Sight (1930)
Richard Norton
Gentlemen of the Press (1929)
Ted Hanley

Writer (Feature Film)

Brighty of the Grand Canyon (1966)
Screenwriter
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1966)
Screenwriter
Indian Paint (1965)
Screenwriter
The Sign of Zorro (1958)
Screenwriter
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)
Screenwriter
Sombrero (1953)
Screenwriter
Sky Full of Moon (1952)
Writer
Navajo (1952)
Writer
Woman on the Run (1950)
Screenwriter
Last of the Duanes (1941)
Contract Writer
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)
Original Screenplay
Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)
Original Screenplay
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
Original Screenplay
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)
Original Story
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)
Screenwriter
Fair Warning (1937)
Screenwriter
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
Screenwriter

Producer (Feature Film)

The Bawdy Adventures Of Tom Jones (1976)
Associate Producer
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1966)
Producer

Music (Feature Film)

Indian Paint (1965)
Composer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Driven (2001)
Driver

Cast (Short)

Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)
Himself

Life Events

1926

Broadway actor

1936

film director

Photo Collections

Rafter Romance - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are several photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of RKO's Rafter Romance (1933), directed by William Seiter and starring Ginger Rogers and Norman Foster.
Rafter Romance - Movie Posters
Here are two styles of Window Card from RKO's Rafter Romance (1933), starring Ginger Rogers. Window Cards were mini posters designed to be placed in store windows around town during a film's engagement. A blank space at the top of the poster featured theater and playdate infromation.
Rafter Romance - Publicity Stills
Here are a number of Publicity Stills from RKO's Rafter Romance (1933), starring Ginger Rogers and Norman Foster. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
Rafter Romance - Scene Stills
Here are a number of scene stills from RKO's Rafter Romance (1933), starring Ginger Rogers and Norman Foster.

Videos

Movie Clip

Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - MacNamara's Band With his informally adopted clan (Gary and Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow and Mary Jane Saunders), drifter and singer Johnny (William Holden, dubbed by the popular singer Buddy Clark, who had died in a plane crash by the time the picture was released) offers the 1889 Irish music-hall standard (by Shamus O’Connor and John J. Stamford) , producing an unexpected job offer (from Sig Ruman), in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - We Don't Have Shoes! Still not committed to the Chalotte kids (Gary Gray with Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow and Mary Jane Saunders) who have mostly adopted him, drifter-singer Johnny (William Holden) is assailed by do-gooder Prudence (second billed Colleen Gray, in her first scene) in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - I Kinda Steer Clear Of Houses After an opening scene singing in blackface in a minstrel-medicine show, in which his colleague (Charles Winninger) wound up jailed, Johnny (William Holden) takes up fishing and meets the Chalotte kids (Mary Jane Saunders, Gary Gray and Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow) in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Journey Into Fear (1943) - Dearest Stephanie Star Joseph Cotten narrates from a letter to his wife (Ruth Warrick) from the screenplay he co-wrote with co-star Orson Welles from an Eric Ambler novel, meeting local arms rep Kopeikin (Everett Sloane) in WWII Istanbul, and singer Josette (Dolores del Rio), in Journey Into Fear, 1943.
Journey Into Fear (1943) - A Crazy Man Just Shot At Me From the climax on the ledge of a Black Sea hotel, Graham (Joseph Cotten) chased by an assassin and spy (Jack Moss, Eustace Wyatt), his wife (Ruth Warrick) downstairs, Turkish officer Haki (Orson Welles, in a scene he never quite took credit for directing) rescuing, in Journey Into Fear, 1943.
Journey Into Fear (1943) - I Like The Turks Hustled onto a steamer out of Istanbul by officials who insist he’s in danger, American engineer Graham (Joseph Cotten), narrating from a letter to his wife, with acquaintances on board, singer Josette (Dolores del Rio), Kuvetli (Edgar Barrier) and Haller (Eustace Wyatt), in Journey Into Fear, 1943.
Journey Into Fear (1943) - C'est Mon Couer Opening features Banat (Jack Moss), whom we will learn is a freelance assassin in WWII Istanbul, and an an unattributed recording of an old French song, in Journey Into Fear, 1943, screenplay by star Joseph Cotten and supporting player Orson Welles, from an Eric Ambler novel.
Woman On The Run (1950) - That's His Burlesque Period San Francisco detective Ferris (Robert Keith, with aide Frank Jenks) debriefing Eleanor Johnson (Ann Sheridan), the not-devoted wife of artist Frank, who witnessed a murder that night, then disappeared, in the newly-restored Woman On The Run, 1950.
Woman On The Run (1950) - Why Don't You Drop Dead? Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) waits for the cops to leave her San Francisco apartment before she can go look for her artist husband, whom she doesn’t much like, who fled after witnessing a murder, but reporter Leggett (Dennis O’Keefe) intervenes, in Woman On The Run, 1950.
Woman On The Run (1950) - There's Been A Murder Opening credits establishing San Francisco, then Ross Elliott as a guy walking his dog, and Thomas P. Dillon as a guy getting murdered, opening Woman On The Run, 1950, discovered and restored largely through the efforts of TCM’s Film Noir expert Eddie Muller.
Woman On The Run (1950) - It's Our First Murder Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), hunting her semi-estranged husband who skedaddled after witnessing a murder, leaves the San Francisco store where he worked, where she hoped to find a letter, a cop (Robert Keith) and reporter Leggett (Dennis O’Keefe) on her trail, in Woman On The Run, 1950.
Rafter Romance (1933) - Zip You Zoup Benevolent New York landlord Eckbaum (George Sidney) appeals first to Jack (Norman Foster) then to Mary (Ginger Rogers), introducing them as unmarried tenants in arrears and the basic premise for RKO's Rafter Romance, 1933.

Companions

Claudette Colbert
Companion
Actor.
Sally Blane
Companion
Actor.

Bibliography