Lewis R. Foster

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Lewis R. Foster
Born
Lewis Ransom Foster

(1898-08-05)August 5, 1898
Brookfield, Missouri, United States
DiedJune 10, 1974(1974-06-10) (aged 75)
Tehachapi, California, United States
Other namesL R Foster
L.R. Foster
Lewis Foster
Lew Foster
OccupationScreenwriter, director, producer, television composer
AwardsBest Writing, Original Story
1940 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Lewis Ransom Foster (August 5, 1898 – June 10, 1974) was an American screenwriter, film/television director, and film/television producer. He directed and wrote over one hundred films and television series between 1926 and 1960.

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Selected filmography

Director

Writer

Awards and nominations

YearAwardResultCategoryFilm
1940 Academy Awards WonBest Writing, Original StoryMr. Smith Goes to Washington
1944NominatedBest Writing, Screenplay The More the Merrier (Shared with Richard Flournoy, Frank Ross and Robert Russell)


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