WorldCat Identities

Montgomery, Robert 1904-1981

Overview
Works: 265 works in 574 publications in 5 languages and 7,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  War films  Detective and mystery fiction  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, fmd, Other, Costume designer, Producer, Restager , Film editor, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 1,223 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 )

47 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,056 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 )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 583 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 Raymond Chandler( Visual )

60 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 569 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 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Buster Keaton collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 393 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 by Robert Montgomery( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 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
Here comes Mr. Jordan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 234 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
Open letter from a television viewer by Robert Montgomery( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gallant hours( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting legendary commander of South Pacific forces, Admiral William F. 'Bull' Halsey, depicts his courageous actions during the Japanese war
Private lives by National Arts Centre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda and Elyot--a witty, sophisticated married couple--divorce and marry other mates. Amanda chooses stuffy Victor, while Elyot's selection is the tiresome Sibyl. Coincidentally, both newlywed couples honeymoon at the same Swiss hotel--in adjoining suites, in fact. Amanda and Elyot realize anew that the flame of their love has never been extinguished, but when both slip off for a lover's tryst, they fall into their old pattern of ceaseless bickering. When Victor and Sibyl catch up with their erring mates, they themselves begin arguing
Night flight by Singer Company( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a worried mother comforts her desperately ill son in Rio de Janeiro, the child's physician, Dr. Decosta, assures her that, thanks to the new night flying schedule of the Trans-Andean European Air Mail, which is being inaugurated that evening, they will receive a life-saving serum the next day. Makes its DVD debut with a remastered feature!
The divorcée( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 124 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 120 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
John Wayne collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 110 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
Forsaking all others by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wacky romantic comedy about a woman jilted at the altar by her gadabout suitor, and the man who consoles her
June Bride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 79 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
They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: 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
Film noir classic collection : 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 74 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 ; Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

39 steps: Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, an innocent Canadian who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
 
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Alternative Names
Montgomery, Henry 1904-1981

Robert Montgomeri

Robert Montgomery acteur et cinéaste américain

Robert Montgomery American film and television actor

Robert Montgomery Amerikaans filmacteur

Robert Montgomery attore e regista statunitense

Robert Montgomery Schauspieler

Монтгомери, Роберт

Роберт Монтгомери

רוברט מונטגומרי שחקן אמריקאי

رابرت مونتقومری

رابرت مونتگومری بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

روبرت مونتغمري

রবার্ট মন্টগামারি

ロバート・モンゴメリー

羅伯特·蒙哥馬利

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