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Montgomery, Robert 1904-1981

Overview
Works: 174 works in 341 publications in 5 languages and 6,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Producer, Host, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Robert Montgomery Publications about Robert Montgomery
Publications by  Robert Montgomery Publications by Robert Montgomery
posthumous Publications by Robert Montgomery, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Montgomery
They were expendable by John Ford ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 1,255 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 )
43 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,080 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 )
19 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 603 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 )
33 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 561 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 he's looking at the business end of a gun
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 411 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 379 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
Open letter from a television viewer by Robert Montgomery ( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private lives ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a bickering couple
The divorcée ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a husband cheats on his wife, she decides to pay him back by sleeping with his best friend
The big house ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 133 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 Gallant hours ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 130 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
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
John Wayne collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 80 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
Night must fall ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 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
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 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
The 39 steps and, Spellbound ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
June bride ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in German and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linda Gilman is a hard-boiled magazine editor who thinks she can do just fine without love, even after her old flame, flippant foreign correspondent Carey Jackson, is assigned to work for her. Accompanied by a pack of drop-dead-chic New York stylists, she hauls him off to Indiana to write up a typical small-town wedding, an assignment she hopes he'll quit. But they soon make some surprising discoveries about the adorable young couple, and about their old romance, whose embers never really cooled
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fay Cheyney gets herself invited to a stately British home, intending to filch the family jewels. She's soon forced to choose between loyalty to her "butler" partner-in-crime, and two sovereign suitors
Riptide ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A socialite meets and impulsively marries an English nobleman. He goes on an extended business trip and she can't accompany jhim so she decides to take a trip of her own. She runs into an old friend and their shenaigans make for scandalous headlines. The results are hilarious as she tries to convince her husband of her innocence
Inspiration ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A slinky artists' model in bohemian Paris falls in love with a virtuous young student who rejects her when he learns of her previous indiscretions
 
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Alternative Names
Montgomery, Henry, 1904-1981
Montgomery, Henry 1904-1981 Frueherer Name
Languages
English (148)
German (12)
French (6)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (1)
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