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Montgomery, Robert 1904-1981

Works: 261 works in 473 publications in 5 languages and 7,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Detective and mystery fiction  War films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, Director, fmd, Producer, Other, Host, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Montgomery
They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
Mr. & Mrs. Smith by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bickering couple discover their marriage isn't legal, and go through the courtship process again
Here comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe is a boxer who is headed for a championship fight when he is killed in a plane crash. Unfortunately for Joe, he was not supposed to die in the crash, but was instead brought up to heaven too soon by an overeager angel. It is now up to Mr. Jordan, the angel's boss, to find Joe a new body and give him another chance to fight for the title. Joe meets an idealistic young woman to whom he is immediately smitten, and she gives him a reason to live beyond prize fighting
Lady in the lake by Robert Montgomery( Visual )

28 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Marlow sets out to find the missing wife of a publishing magnate. Several smack-arounds, one dead gigolo, a few angry cops, a booze-soaked frame-up and one dame in the lake later, Marlowe finds the killer and finds that he's also looking at the business end of a gun
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Buster Keaton collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company."--Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star ... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container
Ride the pink horse( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough-talking former GI comes to a small New Mexico town to shake down a gangster who killed his best friend; events turn out neither as planned nor at all well
Old Niagara on the Lake by Peter John Stokes( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Niagara's buildings and their history, for the armchair reader and traveller
Open letter from a television viewer by Robert Montgomery( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here comes Mr. Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy
Private lives( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a bickering couple
The gallant hours( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows Admiral Halsey during those crucial few days in which he, as commander of the South Pacific forces, makes the corageous decisions that turned the tide of the Battle against the Japanese in late 1942
John Wayne collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
The big house( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the conventions of Hollywood prison films are set in this first major men-behind-bars picture about a vicious killer and his cellmates planning to break out of an overcrowded prison
The divorcée( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a husband cheats on his wife, she decides to pay him back by sleeping with his best friend
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
June bride( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linda is a hard-boiled magazine editor who thinks she can do just fine without love, even after her old flame, Carey, is assigned to work for her. While on assignment covering a small-town wedding, they make some surprising discoveries about the young couple they are writing about, and about their own old romance
Alfred Hitchcock : the signature collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set includes 9 masterworks from the master of suspense!
Night must fall( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A headless corpus delicti, a weird forest at night and a woman's head in a locked leather hat box under the bed. Add to this a neurotic English girl, a doddering hypochondriac and a charming but cold-blooded killer. The result? One of the most unusual and daring thrillers to come out of Hollywood in the '30s ..."--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Here comes Mr. Jordan
Alternative Names
Montgomery, Henry 1904-1981

Robert Montgomeri

Robert Montgomery acteur et cinéaste américain

Robert Montgomery Amerikaans filmacteur

Robert Montgomery attore e regista statunitense

Robert Montgomery Schauspieler

Монтгомери, Роберт

Роберт Монтгомери

רוברט מונטגומרי שחקן אמריקאי

رابرت مونتگومری (بازیگر) بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

روبرت مونتغمري



Here comes Mr. JordanBuster Keaton collectionPrivate livesThe divorcéeJune brideAlfred Hitchcock : the signature collection