Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
3 Jan. 1955Death and the Sky Above
An innocent man convicted for the murder of his wife escapes to search for the guilty party, but is ultimately recaptured. Back in the death house, the moments tick by as the time of his execution gets nearer.
10 Jan. 1955A Night for Dreaming
Three girls share a New York apartment, each with a dream they're pursuing. One wants to meet someone to love, one wants to marry a rich man, and last wishes to become a star. Each learns that their dreams come with high prices.
17 Jan. 1955The Cypress Tree
A widow tries to move on following the death of her husband, but her sisters stand in the way. One wants her to forge ahead while the other wants her to go into seclusion in memory of her departed spouse.
24 Jan. 1955Joe's Boy
A self-centered father is determined to see that his son, the soldier, gets married to a proper girl and starts a respectable career.
31 Jan. 1955Deadline
A small town girl moves to the city and falls in love with her ruthless, cut-throat boss. During the time she awaits his proposal, she transforms into a hard-boiled career woman. When she returns to her hometown, she finds she doesn't fit in anymore.
7 Feb. 1955The Lost Weekend
Robert Montgomery takes the starring role in this version of the famous film about a man slowly dying from alcoholism.
21 Feb. 1955Coming of Age
Fears lead to upheaval in Terry Ballard's life as he suffers a mid-life crisis at his 40th birthday. His wife wants them to buy a new house and he's been offered a new position at work. Terry afraid to risk the security of his current position for the better-paying offer, fearful of being out of work if the new job doesn't work out.
28 Feb. 1955It Depends on You
On the eve of his debut as a major league baseball player, a man is committed to a tuberculosis sanatorium. He tries to adjust to his new life with the help of two women who love him.
7 Mar. 1955A Matter of Dignity
An arrogant man who has treated family, friends, and employees with disrespect and abuse finds his life threatened and no one to turn to for help.
14 Mar. 1955A Stone for His Son
Prejudice almost destroys a family when a successful rancher disowns his only son for marrying a woman who's grandmother was a Sioux. The secret of the man's bigotry is revealed because of an unexpected tragedy.
21 Mar. 1955N.Y. to L.A.
This show business story tells of an actor who ruthlessly pursues a studio contract with no regard for whom he steps on or uses along the way. His girlfriend is the last to realize his true nature.
28 Mar. 1955The Iron Cobweb
An author returns to the hospital following the loss of her new-born. While there, she realizes that someone wants to make her seem unhinged by the infant's death.
4 Apr. 1955The Tender Leaves of Hope
After suffering a serious accident, an accomplished surgeon fears that his skills are lost. He turns to a psychiatrist for help.
18 Apr. 1955P.J. Martin and Son
A domineering mother controls the family business with a steely grip--the same one she uses to control her two sons.
25 Apr. 1955The Tall Dark Man
A girl known for spinning fanciful stories witnesses a murder outside of her schoolroom window. Because of her reputation, no one believes her. What's worse, she realizes that the murderer saw her watching.
2 May 1955Bella Fleace Gave a Party
Octogenarian Bella Fleace decides to have one last fling and give a great ball, but no one attends.
9 May 1955The Great Gatsby
In an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "roaring twenties" book, a man pines for the woman who discarded him years earlier.
16 May 1955The Cage
In London during World War II, British counter intelligence agents track down a wily Nazi spy.
23 May 1955The Drifter
In the Old West, a Civil War veteran and a dance hall gal are awarded a stage coach line by its dying owner.
30 May 1955Now or Never
Jack and Liz meet on the Stamford, Connecticut express train. Through flashbacks, we learn they first met at the same location and began a torrid, though short-lived, love affair.
6 Jun. 1955The Killer
Guilt plagues a number of people who feel that, perhaps, their indifference was a cause for a man's death.
13 Jun. 1955Second Chance
A son feels so indebted to his family for having sacrificed to send him to college that he almost ruins his academic career.
20 Jun. 1955There's No Need to Shout
Real-life newspaperwoman Frances Warfield jeopardizes her success by not addressing her hearing loss.
27 Jun. 1955Towhead
The young new teacher in a small town tries to gently let down a young student who has a crush on her.
4 Jul. 1955The Fourth of July
A determined police detective works to force a crooked former politician to face the music.
11 Jul. 1955The Paper Hero
An unmarried middle-aged clerk at a marriage license bureau is a true romantic. He's always writing poems and bringing flowers for the young lovers who visit his office. He eventually falls for a widow, but starts to have second thoughts about marriage because of her superficial and self-centered ways.
18 Jul. 1955The Diamond Curtain
A young woman moves to New York City and becomes a success, only to become entrapped by a life of superficiality.
25 Jul. 1955Decision by Morning
A tough moral and professional decision faces a gifted eye surgeon. He can chose an action that may save a child's vision, but it would compromise medical standards.
1 Aug. 1955A Slightly Important Man
A shrewish wife considers her husband's theater career to be competition for his affections. She forces him to make a choice.
8 Aug. 1955Uncle Snowball
Two worldly gentlemen vie for the affections of an equally cosmopolitan woman in this light comedy.
15 Aug. 1955Late Love
Rosie escapes her dull life as an office secretary engaged for a decade to a dentist through her elaborate daydreams. When Rosie loses her job, she indulges her imagination by heading for Mexico armed with a Geiger counter.
29 Aug. 1955The Return of Johnny Burro
One half of a once-dangerous criminal duo is now reformed. His ex-partner arrives, looking for a place to hide out for a while.
5 Sep. 1955My Dear Emily
In the final summer stock performance of the season, a father's extreme possessiveness of his daughter ruins her life.
12 Sep. 1955Woman in the Window
A reserved college professor is fascinated by the portrait of a woman that hangs near his mens' club. While admiring the picture one day, he happens to meet its gorgeous blonde subject. This leads to an invite to her apartment, some champagne, and a murder.
19 Sep. 1955Mr. & Mrs. Monroe
On his own while his wife's away in Europe, henpecked Mr. Monroe decides he'll be the suave and adventurous man of his imagination. In his fantasies, he captures a diamond smuggler and a dangerous escaped convict.
26 Sep. 1955Along Came Jones
A soft-spoken cowboy shows up in a small western town looking for work. The locals mistakenly assume he's a murderous troublemaker, causing great tension when he starts dating the real killer's girlfriend.
3 Oct. 1955The Stranger
Authorities hope that their release a low-level war criminal will lead them to a Nazi Germany leader who "disappeared" after World War II. Following the released man, they're led to a small Connecticut town and a respected professor.
10 Oct. 1955Paper Town
A family is at odds when the father, successful in the lumber business, insists his son take over the company. The son, married and expecting a child soon, wants to finish law school instead.
24 Oct. 1955Man Lost
A Navy man loses his will to live following the death of his wife. He witnesses an A-bomb test in the Pacific and then goes "on leave" in Hawaii where he makes positive discoveries about himself.
31 Oct. 1955In a Foreign City
The truth eventually catches up with a sad man when his life is revealed to have been nothing but lies.
7 Nov. 1955The World to Nothing
Being an incredible actor is not enough as a performer feels nothing but loneliness even though he has a wife and daughter.
14 Nov. 1955Cry Silence
When a farmer's young wife dies in an "accident", the local police have doubts about how accidental her death actually was.
21 Nov. 1955Isobel
The successful writer of detective stories is the last person to see a young woman alive. The girl, Isobel, also shares the name of the heroine in one of the author's novels.
28 Nov. 1955End of the Rainbow
The heads of two immigrant families feud constantly, even though they are are neighbors and work at the same factory. It's practically inevitable that two of their youngsters would fall in love.
5 Dec. 1955Lucifer
A publishing manager who has caused a great deal of unhappiness throughout his career gets his turn in the hot seat.
12 Dec. 1955See the Man
A young mechanic hides a shameful secret-- he's unable to read, having left school early because of poverty. He believe his illiteracy is standing in the way of his success.
19 Dec. 1955Quality Town
A man who climbed the ladder from wildcatter to oil tycoon spoils his daughter with the material things he never had.