CTVA US Anthology - "Robert Montgomery Presents" (NBC) Season 2 (1950-51)

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 Season 2 (NBC) (1950-51)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

 

######### Robert Montgomery Presents #########

############## season 2 1950-51 ##############

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 NBC Mondays 9:30 pm (Hour Long)

  alternated with "Musical Comedy Time"

 

2.01 Robert Montgomery presents: THE AWFUL TRUTH

11-Sep-1950 Original airdate

Adapted from the play by Arthur Richman

starring

Lee Bowman ....... Jerry Warriner

Jane Wyatt ....... Lucy Warriner

Donald Curtis
Eda Heinemann

Maxine Stuart
Maurice Burke
Hilda Haynes
Synopsis:
A couple suspect each other of having an affair and decide to divorce.

Their bone of contention is their dog, Mr. Smith and who takes care of him.
Notes: Based on the 1937 feature film The Awful Truth starring Cary Grant and Barbara Stanwyck.

 

2.02 Robert Montgomery presents: THE BIG SLEEP

25-Sep-1950 Original airdate

Adapted from the novel by Raymond Chandler

starring

Zachary Scott ....... Philip Marlowe

Patricia Gaye

Synopsis:
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a dying man to

 keep an eye on troubled daughter. [RF]

Notes: Based on the 1946 feature film The Big Sleep starring Humphrey Bogart.

 

2.03 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: ARROWSMITH

09-Oct-1950 Original airdate

starring

Van Heflin ....... Dr. Martin Arrowsmith

June Dayton
Bruno Wick
Synopsis:
The story of Dr. Arrowsmith's discovery of a phage that destroys

 bacteria and his experiences as he faces an outbreak of bubonic plague.
Notes: Adapted from Sinclair Lewis novel and

the subsequent 1931 feature film.

2.04 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE PETRIFIED FOREST
23Oct1950
Based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood
starring
Kitty Kelly
Brian Aherne
Joan Lorring
Jason Johnson
John McQuade
Jack Bittner
Edwin Cooper
Ralph Riggs
*Based on the 1936 film of the same name.

2.05 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: RIO RITA

13-Nov-1950 Original airdate

starring

Bert Wheeler

Patricia Morison

Notes: Adapted from the play by Guy Bolton.

 

2.06 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

20-Nov-1950 Original airdate

starring

Margaret O'Brien ....... Lady Jessica deCanterville

Cecil Parker

Maurice Manson
Valerie Cossart
Lex Richards
Byron Russell
Phoebe McKay
Basil Howes
Synopsis:
Sir Simon de Canterville, cursed and now a ghost haunting his family's

17th century home when a family moves into the ancient haunt.

Notes: Adapted from the story by Oscar Wilde

and the subsequent 1944 feature film.

 

2.07 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

04-Dec-1950 Original airdate

Based on a play by Philip Barry
starring

Barbara Bel Geddes ....... Tracy Samantha Lord

Richard Derr ....... Macaulay (Mike) Connor

Leslie Neilsen ....... C.K. Dexter Haven

Louis Hollister
Richard Abbott
Judith Parrish
James J. Van Dyk
John Craven
Peggy Nelson
Edward Lindemann
Madeleine Clive
Toni Hallaran
Riza Royce

Notes: Adapted from the play by Philip Barry and

the subsequent 1940 feature film.

 

2.08 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: MRS. MIKE

18-Dec-1950 Original airdate

starring

Barbara Britton

Glenn Langan
Margaretta Warwick
Bill Martel

Notes: Adapted from the novel by Benedict &

Nancy Freedman and the subsequent 1949 feature film. 

 

2.09 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: KISS AND TELL

01-Jan-1951 Original airdate

starring

Walter Abel ....... Harry Archer

William Windom
Betty Caulfield

Notes: Adapted from the play by F. Hugh Herbert

and the subsequent 1945 feature film.

 

2.10 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: VICTORIA REGINA

15-Jan-1951 Original airdate

prod #51-159

Sponsor: Lucky Stike Cigarettes

Director: Norman Felton

Writer: Thomas W. Phipps

starring

Helen Hayes ....... Queen Victoria

Kent Smith ....... Prince Albert

Robert Harris ....... Lord Braconsfield

Halliwell Hobbes

Charles Francis

Alexander Clark

Olga Fabian

Notes: Adapted from the Laurence Houseman play

about Queen Victoria.

 

2.11 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: QUICKSAND

29-Jan1951 Original airdate

starring
Skip Homeier
Cara Williams
Martin Newman

Henry Worth
Norman Keats
Rock Rogers
Frank Stephens
Charles Jordan
Lester Lonergran Jr.
Tom Ahearne
Donal O'Brien
Michael Wyler
Hal Alexander
Gerald Milton
Frank Rowan
Arthur Edwards
Bethel Long

 

2.12 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: A STAR IS BORN

12-Feb-1951 Original airdate

starring

Conrad Nagel ....... Norman Maine

Kathleen Crowley ......... Esther

Howard St. John
George Petrie
Harry Sheppard
Nelson Olmsted
Rosemary Murphy
Blake Ritter
Drummond Erskine

Notes: Adapted from the 1937 feature film scenario.

 

2.13 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE LAST TYCOON

26-Feb-1951 Original airdate

starring

Robert Montgomery

Judy Parrish

Louis Hector

June Duprez

Richard Kendrick
Gregg Sherwood

Notes: Adapted from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

 

2.14 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE YOUNG IN HEART

12-Mar-1951 Original airdate

starring

Alan Mowbray

Adrianne Allen

Dorothy Sands
Frederic Worlock
Joyce Linden
Rhoderick Walker
Valerie Cardew
Elizabeth Eustis
Richard Fraser
Margaretta Warwick

Notes: Adapted from the 1938 feature film scenario.

 

2.15 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: DARK VICTORY

26-Mar-1951 Original airdate

starring

Dorothy McGuire .......... Judith Traherne

John Forsythe ........ Dr. Frederick Steele

Richard Coogan
Carroll Ashburn
Polly Rowles
Helen Carew
Barbara Townsend
Roberta Bellinger
Tyler Carpenter

Notes: Adapted from the play by George Emerson Brewer, Jr.

& Bertram Bloch and the subsequent 1939 feature film.

 

2.16 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

09-Apr-1951 Original airdate

Sponsor: Lucky Strike Cigarettes

Director: Norman Felton

Writer: Alvin Sapinsley

Guest Host: Lee Bowman

starring

Richard Greene ......... Peter Carter

Jean Gillespie ....... June

Bramwell Fletcher ....... Dr. Reeves

Francis Compton

Notes: Adapted from the 1946 film scenario by

Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell.

 

2.17 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE BISHOP'S WIFE

23-Apr-1951 Original airdate

Sponsor: Lucky Strike Cigarettes

Director: Norman Felton

Writer: Peter Barry

prod #51-1215

starring

Martha Scott ....... Julia Brougham

Richard Derr

Philip Bourneuf

Janet Alexander

Notes: Adapted from the novel by Robert Nathan

and the subsequent 1947 feature film.

 

2.18 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: LADIES IN RETIREMENT

07-May-1951 Original airdate

starring

Lillian Gish

Betty Sinclair
Una O'Connor
Michael McAloney

Notes: Adapted from the play by Reginald Denham

& Edward Percy and the subsequent 1941 feature film.

 

2.19 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES

21-May-1951 Original airdate

starring

Gene Lockhart

June Lockhart

Leslie Nielsen
Richard Purdy

Notes: Adapted from the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne

and the subsequent 1940 feature film.

 

2.20 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: FOR LOVE OR MONEY

04-Jun-1951 Original airdate

story by F. Hugh Herbert

starring

John Loder

June Lockhart

Vicki Cummings

Notes: Adapted from the 1939 feature film scenario.

 

2.21 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: THREE O'CLOCK
18Jun1951
Based on the story by Cornell Woolrich
starring
Olive Deering
Robert Montgomery
Vaughn Taylor

 

2.22 [--] Robert Montgomery presents: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED

02-Jul-1951 Original airdate

starring

Roddy McDowall

Bramwell Fletcher

Notes: Adapted from the play by J.B. Priestley

and the subsequent 1942 feature film.

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