Foster, David 1929-
Most widely held works about David Foster
Most widely held works by David Foster
The mask of Zorro ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.
Hart's war ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court.
The core ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
A team of top scientific minds from around the world are assembled to determine what has been happening to Earth. Dr. Keyes makes the startling discovery that the Earth's electromagnetic forces have begun to collapse. If the planet is to be saved, the core of the Earth needs a jump start, and Keyes assembles a team to burrow to the center of the planet and bomb the insides back into action. However, as the crew digs deeper into the Earth, the more they discover what they haven't been told about their mission and what's really been causing the worldwide chaos.
Collateral damage ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia.
The river wild ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A woman's skills and courage are put to the ultimate test when an encounter with three mysterious strangers turns her family's white water rafting trip into a living hell.
The drowning pool ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper, who's in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he's so far down he may never come up for air.
Short circuit 2 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Johnny, the Robot, is out for some "urban input," but some street hoods, a greedy banker and a gang of crooks see his naivete as their high-tech ticket to easy street.
John Carpenter's The thing ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
The getaway ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A convict leaves jail on parole and promptly joins his wife in a bank robbery.
The getaway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border.
The mean season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved.
Collateral damage ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini. The government feels that they have more important things to be concerned with, so Brewer decides to take things into his own hands. He becomes frustrated and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice. He tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia, but discovers that it's not going to be that easy. When a woman and her child get in his way he has to decide just how much like the Wolf he is willing to be in order to gain the vengeance his family deserves.
Gleaming the cube ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
16-year-old Brian Kelly and his buddies are rebellious, and live only for their skills in skateboarding. When Brian's brother is found dead, Brian must mature quickly as he tries to prove his brother was murdered.
Short circuit ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
When a bolt of lightning zaps an experimental military robot and brings it to life, it escapes and finds companionship and danger.
Collateral damage Eraser ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Eraser: A U.S. Marshal must protect an executive who's uncovered a deal to put a new superweapon in the wrong hands.
The legacy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A couple, on vacation in England, are taken to an estate for tea. To their surprise, other guests have been invited as well. Their skepticism turns to terror and horror when the guests start dying in odd and violent fashions.
John Carpenter, master of fear collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills.
John Carpenter's The thing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a snowfield in Antarctica, the scientists and workers of a small American research base are shocked when a helicopter begins to circle their camp, chasing and shooting at a dog. The helicopter is destroyed and the passenger's aboard are killed. The dog is let into the base. The helicopter is Norweign made and probably linked with the base that is close by. J.R. MacReady travels to the Norweigan base and finds the place destroyed. He discovers a mangled body that looks as though it was once that of a person. He brings it back to the American base to study. The clues begin to add up. The dog morphs horribly into a strange creature that attacks the researchers. They manage to fight it off, but the base doctor concludes that an alien with the power to transform and take the appearance of anybody else is amongst them.
Sapphire and Steel. The complete series [disc 4 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Assignment 6: The Trap (four parts), plus bonus features.
Action and adventure films Adultery Bank robberies Bars (Drinking establishments) Caper films Comedy films Core of the Earth Crime films Criminals Detective and mystery films Drama Earth Electromagnetic fields Escapes Ex-convicts Extortion Extraterrestrial beings Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film remakes Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Fire fighters Horror films Man-woman relationships Mexico Military courts Nuclear activation analysis Police corruption Prisoners Private investigators Prostitution Rafting (Sports) Robots Science fiction films Soldiers Terrorists Thompson, Jim,--1906-1977 Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films Western films World War (1939-1945) Zorro (Fictitious character) Zorro films