Search results for "Preston Foster"


Doctor X (1932) RT 71% / Audience 47%

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Lionel Atwill  •  Fay Wray  •  Lee Tracy  •  Preston Foster

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2005

A World War I veteran’s dreams of becoming a master architect evaporate in the cold light of economic realities. Things get even worse when he’s falsely convicted of a crime ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Helen Vinson  •  Noel Francis

Kansas City Confidential (1952)

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  John Payne  •  Coleen Gray  •  Preston Foster  •  Neville Brand

Ramrod (1947) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 1990

A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Veronica Lake  •  Don DeFore  •  Donald Crisp

The Informer (1935)

Gypo Nolan is a former Irish Republican Army man who drowns his sorrows in the bottle. He's desperate to escape his bleak Dublin life and start over in America with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Victor McLaglen  •  Heather Angel  •  Preston Foster  •  Margot Grahame

The Valley of Decision (1945) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family objects when she goes to work as a maid for the wealthy Scott family which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Gregory Peck  •  Donald Crisp  •  Lionel Barrymore

Guadalcanal Diary (1943) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  William Bendix  •  Richard Conte

The Band Plays On (1934)

A judge hands four wayward boys to a college football coach who turns them into backfield stars.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Russell Mack
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Stuart Erwin  •  Ted Healy  •  Preston Foster

Twice Blessed (1945)

Stephanie and Terry are identical twins who have been raised separately since their parents divorced seven years earlier. Each envies the lifestyle of the other; and they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Gail Patrick  •  Lee Wilde  •  Lyn Wilde

Inside Job (1946) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2011

A pair of married ex-convicts trying to go straight get jobs at a department store. A gangster who knows about their past threatens to expose it unless they agree to help him ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean Yarbrough
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Ann Rutherford  •  Alan Curtis  •  Milburn Stone




The Arizonian (1935)

Clay Tallant comes to Silver City, Arizona in the 1880s and encounters wide-spread lawlessness and disorder, unscrupulous politicians, outlaws galore and brow-beaten citizens. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Music • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Margot Grahame  •  Preston Foster  •  Louis Calhern

We're Only Human (1935)

A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Flood
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Jane Wyatt  •  James Gleason  •  Jane Darwell

Muss 'em Up (1936)

Famous private detective Tip O'Neil is summoned by telegram to the estate of old friend Paul Harding, but finds the telegram was sent by Paul's attractive secretary, Amy ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Margaret Callahan  •  Alan Mowbray  •  John Carroll

Sea Devils (1937) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Doris lives with her rough Coast Guardsman father. He has plans for her to marry an up and coming officer, but there is competition when a new, brash, Guardsman enters the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Victor McLaglen  •  Preston Foster  •  Ida Lupino  •  Donald Woods

The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)

The 1937 film version of Bret Harte's story, starring Preston Foster.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Van Heflin  •  Virginia Weidler  •  Jean Muir

We Who Are About to Die (1937)

Its title notwithstanding, We Who Are About to Die has nothing to do with Roman Gladiators. Rather, the film is based on the true story of San Quentin inmate David Lamson, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Ann Dvorak  •  John Beal  •  Ray Mayer

You Can't Beat Love (1937)

The film begins with a knuckle-head playboy (Preston Foster) working on a road crew dressed in a tux in order to win a bet. Apparently, this guy will take on any bet or act on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Herbert Mundin  •  William Brisbane

Double Danger (1938)

A crime novelist devises a scheme to catch the thief who has stolen the valuable "Konjer Diamonds". Director Lew Landers' 1938 B-film stars Preston Foster, Whitney Bourne, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Whitney Bourne  •  Donald Meek  •  Samuel S. Hinds

Everybody's Doing It (1938) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Gangsters are attempting to control the solutions (and winning) of the puzzles in a national newspapers picture puzzles contest craze.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Sally Eilers  •  Cecil Kellaway  •  Richard Lane