Most Voted Titles With Lewis R. Foster
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1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
2. The More the Merrier (1943)
TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.
4. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
Writers: Lord Dunsany, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Lewis R. Foster, Dudley Nichols, René Clair, Helene Fraenkel | Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy
6. Men O'War (1929)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately, the boys have only enough money to split theirs, a point which Oliver can't ... See full summary »
7. Berth Marks (1929)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy
Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking. On board, they bumble into the wrong sleeping compartment, startling a ... See full summary »
8. Double Whoopee (1929)
19 min | Comedy, Short
Stanley and Oliver, in their new jobs as footman and doorman at a ritzy hotel, wreak their usual havoc on the guests, including partially undressing a swanky blonde guest and repeatedly ... See full summary »
9. Unaccustomed As We Are (1929)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Oliver invites his friend Stanley over for a nice home-cooked meal, but Mrs. Hardy wants nothing to do with it and walks out. Mrs. Kennedy, Oliver's beautiful neighbor from across the hall,... See full summary »
10. Wrong Again (1929)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Among the horses stable hands Stanley and Oliver are tending is a thoroughbred named "Blue Boy." But when they overhear two men talking about a $5000 reward for the return of the stolen "... See full summary »
11. Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)
Not Rated | 155 min | Drama, Thriller
After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry, the remaining senator and the state governor must decide on a person who will ... See full summary »
12. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »
13. Angora Love (1929)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all.
14. Can't Help Singing (1944)
Approved | 90 min | Musical, Western
A senator's daughter (who can't help singing) follows her boyfriend West in the days of the California gold rush.
15. Bacon Grabbers (1929)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set. The owner refuses to pay the debt, so Stan & Ollie decide to reclaim the set. ... See full summary »
16. The Sign of Zorro (1958)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In this film, edited from eight episodes of Disney's hit TV series, Don Diego returns home to find his town under the heel of a cruel dictator, Capitan Monastario. Diego dons the mask of ... See full summary »
Writers: Norman Foster, Lowell S. Hawley, Bob Wehling, John Meredyth Lucas, Johnston McCulley | Directors: Lewis R. Foster, Norman Foster | Stars: Guy Williams, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Romney Brent
17. It's in the Bag! (1945)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy
The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.
18. Slipping Wives (1927)
23 min | Comedy, Short
Neglected by her husband, our heroine decides to make him jealous by getting the handyman (Laurel) to play a literary genius at a party and flirt with her.
20. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
30 min | Western
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
21. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.
22. Tonka (1958)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of... See full summary »
23. The Last Outpost (1951)
89 min | Western
Two brothers who are not the best 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.
25. The Gaucho (1927)
Approved | 115 min | Adventure, Romance
A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich ... See full summary »
26. Manhandled (1949)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The secretary to a phony psychiatrist finds herself caught up in the murder of a patient's wife and realizes that her life is also in danger.
28. Some Like It Hot (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City's boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the... See full summary »
29. Isn't Life Terrible? (1925)
Passed | 22 min | Comedy, Short
Charley is plagued with failure and with his brother-in-law, who's allergic to labor. When he decides to take the family on a camping trip, his wife learns about a contest sponsored by a ... See full summary »
31. Hong Kong (1952)
94 min | Adventure, Drama
The theft of a jeweled treasure is within an adventurer's grasp; he is restrained by his love for a good woman.
32. I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Musical
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among... See full summary »
33. El Paso (1949)
103 min | Western
Ex-confederate officer Clay Fletcher jumps at the chance to reunite with his once lady-friend, Susan Jeffers, when his father, Judge Fletcher, sends him on an errand to El Paso, Texas to ... See full summary »
36. Those Redheads from Seattle (1953)
90 min | Musical, Western
A woman takes her four beautiful daughters to Alaska during the Gold Rush to find their fortune.
37. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
30 min | Western, Adventure
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »
39. By Your Leave (1934)
TV-G | 82 min | Comedy
In the midst of a mid-life crisis, Henry Smith convinces his wife, Ellen, that they should take separate one-week vacations, with no questions asked. He tries to sow some wild oats with a ... See full summary »
40. Tropic Zone (1953)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Ronald Reagan saves Rhonda Fleming's banana plantation and roughs up some bad guys as expatriate freedom-fighter Dan McCloud.
42. The Eagle and the Hawk (1950)
104 min | Western
1863. Texas Ranger Todd Croyden and Union spy Whitney Randolph cross into Mexico to investigate a growing struggle for power between the French-supported Maximilian and the native-born ... See full summary »
43. Movie Night (1929)
20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
A family goes on its weekly outing to the movies, but the evening is hampered by an attempt to pass the wife's brother off as a child, a crowded theater, and the daughter's apparently contagious case of the hiccups.
44. The Vanquished (1953)
Approved | 84 min | Western
A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.
45. Million Dollar Legs (1939)
65 min | Comedy
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his ... See full summary »
46. Jamaica Run (1953)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Adventure
Promoter William Montague wants to buy the estate owned by the Daceys, Mrs. Dacey and her daughter Ena and son Todd, in order to build a resort hotel. When they turn him down, he produces a... See full summary »
47. Top of the World (1955)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure
Action and romance are combined with an Arctic setting as Robertson, an angered and aging WW II pilot... See full synopsis »
48. Passage West (1951)
80 min | Western
In 1863, having escaped from a rock-quarry prison in Salt Lake, six inmates led by convicted murderer Pete Black take over a small wagon train headed by preacher Jacob Karns. Tensions and ... See full summary »
49. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?