Robert Montgomery
Actor
Robert Montgomery
Robert Montgomery was an American actor and director.
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Murder-for-hire plot nets Gate City man 11 years in prison - Kingsport Times News
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In sentencing Thacker to just under the 12-year maximum allowable for a first-time offender, Judge Robert Montgomery expressed concern that Thacker had attempted to have someone killed, "for financial reasons." The trial stemmed from Thacker's attempt
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City Unseen: Here come slow cocktails — on the heels of slow foodAfter slow ... - Toronto Star
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“At the end of the day, it is quality over quantity,” says Robert Montgomery, the beverage director at the Miller Tavern on Yonge St. (just south of the 401). “People are drinking less and drinking better,” says Robert Montgomery
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Prosecutors raise questions about Flores' attorneys - DesMoinesRegister.com
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Robert Montgomery, one of Flores' attorneys, told the judge that Flores has retained another independent lawyer to stand by in the unlikely event Brown is called as a witness. Speaking on his own behalf Friday, Flores said he did an extensive search
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Ben Affleck in Line of Sight for first-person military movie - The Guardian
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... of Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe detective novel, attempted to recreate the book's first-person narrative by use of point-of-view throughout the movie, but it was not a critical or commercial success for director and star Robert Montgomery
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It's party politics - Grand River Sachem
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First I must thank Katie Trombetta for her years in public service as mayor of West Lincoln, where I assume there is some give and take between a mayor and other elected and non-elected partners
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Joan Crawford's star shines from comedies to dramas on TCM Aug. 22 - Examiner.com
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This time they're joined by Robert Montgomery in a story of a jilted woman who then strikes up a relationship with a former childhood sweetheart. The film was directed by WS Van Dyke, who directed Johnny Weissmuller in his first Tarzan film
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Obama, the Sequel - Huffington Post (blog)
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Dwight Eisenhower had Robert Montgomery to teach him how to speak to a TV camera. You need a guide to help you stop swallowing your key words, to pause on the punch lines -- and enunciate the consonants. No one does it better than Woody Allen
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Robert Montgomery 1931-2011 - Columbia Daily Tribune
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Services will be at 11 am Thursday, Aug. 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fayette. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday, with a Rosary at 7:45 pm, at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Chapel in Fayette. He is survived by two sons,
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From the Early Files 8-10-11 - Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
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Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell star in “Trouble For Two” at the Strand on Aug. 11 and 12. Special! Saturday and Sundays—Chicken Platter Dinners, 50 cents. Crab Cakes—Lunches at Schlenker's Service Station, Rt. 22-West of Ham-burg
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Transplant Procedure Increases Supply of Available Kidneys - Voice of America
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According to transplant surgeon Robert Montgomery of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, people usually develop antibodies following exposure to foreign tissue, such as a blood transfusion, or with pregnancy,
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Montgomery County football coaches take on bacteria - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
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Chris Rossi/The Gazette Extreme Science, a new company designed to promote hygiene safety in sports locker rooms, was started by Montgomery County football coaches Neal Owens (Robert Montgomery) (above) and Tom Mullholland
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'The Change-Up' aims to throw body-switching genre off a cliff - Examiner.com
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Related is the 1941 comedy classic "Here Comes Mr. Jordan," in which a boxer, Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery) is prematurely taken to Heaven by an inexperienced angel (Edward Everett Horton) who is ordered to find him a new body by the head angel,
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Former Catholic Casey denied bond - TriCities.com
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Sullivan County Criminal Court Judge Robert Montgomery denied Casey?s request for bond Thursday. (more) The trial of a former priest charged with sexually abusing a child in his congregation more than three decades ago will likely be delayed this
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Montgomery
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 75
    Montgomery died of cancer on September 27, 1981, at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.
    More Details Hide Details His body was cremated and the ashes were given to the family. His two surviving children, Elizabeth and Robert Montgomery, Jr., both died of cancer, as well.
  • FORTIES
  • 1954
    Age 48
    In 1954, Montgomery took an unpaid position as consultant and coach to President Eisenhower, advising him on how to look his best in his television appearances before the nation.
    More Details Hide Details A pioneering media consultant, Montgomery reportedly had an office in the White House during this time. Montgomery has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for movies at 6440 Hollywood Boulevard, and another for television at 1631 Vine Street.
  • 1950
    Age 44
    His second wife was Elizabeth "Buffy" Grant Harkness, whom he married on December 9, 1950, four days after his divorce from Allen was finalized.
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    They divorced on December 5, 1950.
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    He hosted an Emmy Award-winning television series, Robert Montgomery Presents, which ran from 1950 to 1957.
    More Details Hide Details The Gallant Hours (1960), a film Montgomery directed and co-produced with its star, his friend James Cagney, was the last film or television production with which he was connected in any capacity, as actor, director, or producer.
  • 1948
    Age 42
    The next year, 1948, Montgomery hosted the Academy Awards.
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  • 1947
    Age 41
    Active in Republican politics and concerned about communist influence in the entertainment industry, Montgomery was a friendly witness before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1945
    Age 39
    In 1945, Montgomery returned to Hollywood, making his uncredited directing debut with They Were Expendable, where he directed some of the PT boat scenes when director John Ford was unable to work for health reasons.
    More Details Hide Details Montgomery's first credited film as director and his final film for MGM was the film noir Lady in the Lake (1947), in which he also starred, which received mixed reviews. Adapted from Raymond Chandler's detective novel and sanitized for the censorship of the day, the film is unusual because it was filmed entirely from Marlowe's vantage point. Montgomery only appeared on camera a few times, three times in a mirror reflection. He also directed and starred in Ride the Pink Horse (1947), also a film noir.
  • 1941
    Age 35
    After the U.S. entered World War II in December, 1941, he joined the United States Navy, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander, and served on the which was part of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944.
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  • 1940
    Age 34
    He then returned to Hollywood and addressed a massive rally on the MGM lot for the American Red Cross in July 1940.
    More Details Hide Details Montgomery returned to playing light comedy roles, such as Alfred Hitchcock's Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) with Carole Lombard. He continued his search for dramatic roles. For his role as Joe Pendleton, a boxer and pilot in Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), Montgomery was nominated for an Oscar a second time.
  • 1939
    Age 33
    After World War II broke out in Europe in September, 1939, and while the United States was still officially neutral, Montgomery enlisted in London for American field service and drove ambulances in France until the Dunkirk evacuation.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 29
    In 1935, Montgomery became President of the Screen Actors Guild, and was elected again in 1946.
    More Details Hide Details In another challenging role, Montgomery played a psychopath in the chiller Night Must Fall (1937), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination.
  • 1932
    Age 26
    In 1932, Montgomery starred opposite Tallulah Bankhead in Faithless, though the film was not a success.
    More Details Hide Details During this time, Montgomery appeared in the original pre-Code film version of When Ladies Meet (1933), which starred Ann Harding and Myrna Loy.
  • 1928
    Age 22
    His first marriage, in April 1928, was to actress Elizabeth Bryan Allen (December 26, 1904 – June 28, 1992), sister of Martha-Bryan Allen.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had three children: Martha Bryan, who died at 14 months of age in 1931; Elizabeth (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995); and Robert, Jr. (January 6, 1936 – February 7, 2000).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1922
    Age 16
    His father committed suicide in 1922 by jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, and the family's fortune was gone.
    More Details Hide Details Montgomery settled in New York City to try his hand at writing and acting. He established a stage career, and became popular enough to turn down an offer to appear opposite Vilma Bánky in the film This Is Heaven (1929). Sharing a stage with George Cukor gave him an entry to Hollywood and a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where he debuted in So This Is College (also 1929). One writer claimed that Montgomery was able to establish himself because he "proceeded with confidence, agreeable with everyone, eager and willing to take suggestions". During the production of So This Is College, Montgomery learned from and questioned crew members from several departments, including sound crew, electricians, set designers, camera crew, and film editors. In a later interview, he confessed, "it showed him that making a motion picture is a great co-operative project." So This Is College gained him attention as Hollywood's latest newcomer, and he was put in one production after another, his popularity growing steadily.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Age -2
    Born on May 21, 1904.
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