Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theatre

NBC (ended 1957)




Episode Guide

  • Season 8
    • Faust '57
      Faust '57
      Episode 39
      A modern adaptation of the opera Faust closes out the Robert Montgomery series. Faust the scientist sells his soul to Satan in exchange for the element he needs to complete a scientific formula. This item, however, proves to be useless to him.
    • One Smart Apple
      One Smart Apple
      Episode 38
      In a sequel to Goodbye, Grey Flannel (10/22/56), the characters return to teach a few things to the big city advertising types of New York. The Vermont farmer's daughter ends up teaching the husband-hunters a few things about catching men.
    • The Weather Lover
      The Weather Lover
      Episode 37

      In this amusing fantasy, a man who's able to control the weather of the world reaches too far when he tries to do the same with love. He employs his weather-manipulating skills to come between a husband and wife and their daughter and her boyfriend.

    • Sturdevant's Daughter
      A daughter fears that her mother is falling in love with their family's doctor, so she gets involved to save her parents' marriage.
    • Return Visit
      Return Visit
      Episode 35

      Now that he's become successful in the New York business world, a man returns to his hometown to see the friends and family he once rejected.

    • Longing for to Go
      Longing for to Go
      Episode 34
      This love story revolves around an attractive assistant director in television and her boss, an egomanical director.
    • The New World
      The New World
      Episode 33
      This suspense drama is based on the actual events involving the scientists working secretly at Chicago's Stagg Field. Dramatized are the final weeks leading up to the first sucessful nuclear chain reaction, an achievement that made the atomic bomb possible.
    • The Trial of Pontius Pilate
      This is a dramatization of the events surrounding the trial of Jesus. Pontius Pilate finds Jesus not guilt yet still turns him over the angry crowd which crucifies him. At his own trial at Nero's court in Rome, he tries to justify his actions.
    • Fear Street
      Fear Street
      Episode 31

      Two brothers -- one a police officer, the other a gangster -- face off in a mortal battle. The woman they both love decides the outcome.

    • Victoria Regina
      Victoria Regina
      Episode 30
      Claire Bloom will portray the famed Queen Victoria over a 60 year span, from the age of 18 through her romance with Prince Albert through her diamond jubilee in 1897.
    • A Slice of Life
      A Slice of Life
      Episode 29
      In this comedy, a grandmother gets into the cupid business and it ends up turning her home into a commercial bakery.
    • One Minute to Ditch
      Based on a recent actual event, a pilot performs a heroic feat when he successfully ditches his plane in the Pacific Ocean with 31 passengers on board. The U. S. Coast Guard cutter Pontchartrain arrives and rescues the survivors.
    • His Name Was Death
      His Name Was Death
      Episode 27

      After successfully murdering his wife, a man starts to think of himself as an expert at the craft. Soon, his friends and neighbors are dropping dead at a startling rate.

    • Last Train to Kildevil
      A couple deals with a business and marital crisis while on the commute between their house and Manhattan.
    • The Enemy
      The Enemy
      Episode 25
      When an American sailor is washed ashore during World War II, a young Japanese doctor and his wife face a crisis. They must choose between honoring their loyalty to their country or their fellow man.
    • Reclining Figure
      Reclining Figure
      Episode 24
      Experts and collectors in the art world are unmercifully satirized in this comedy based on the 1954 Broadway play of the same title. A culture-conscious soft drink mogul is sold a forged painting for $100,000 by a less than honest art dealer.
    • Wait for Me
      Wait for Me
      Episode 23
      A teenaged girl with an older sister tries to spread her wings and become more independent.
    • The Grand Prize
      The Grand Prize
      Episode 22
      Secretary Lucille Cotton's prize from a tv contest is to be the boss of her boss for 24 hours. At first, her boss likes the idea because he'll have more flirting time with her. He changes his opinion when she starts doing some serious bossing.
    • The Week the World Stood Still

      Sweedish industrialist Birger Dahlerus worked frantically in the week preceding the start of World War II to negotiate a deal between Britain and Germany. This is a dramatization of the actual events leading up to the outbreak of war.

    • The Clay Pigeon
      The Clay Pigeon
      Episode 20
      Since he works for his older brother, a test pilot always feels he's in his elder's shadow. He doesn't show up for work one day, so the older brother is forced to conduct a test flight. When something goes wrong in the plane and he's killed, the family holds the younger brother responsible for his death.moreless
    • Crisis at Sand Cave
      Searching for another entrance to the Mammoth Cave system, Kentucky spelunker Floyd Collins became trapped just 150 feet from the entrance of Sand Cave. Rescuers were able to feed and talk with Collins before additional cave-ins allowed only voice contact. The two weeks of daily coverage by reporter William Burke Miller helped fuel a media circus that surrounded the rescue attempts.moreless
    • Give and Take
      Give and Take
      Episode 18
      A tragic woman feels she's adding nothing to her family and following the loss of an expected child, her mental condition slips further.
    • The Liar
      The Liar
      Episode 17

      A young wife's seeming inability to tell the truth is putting her marriage in jeopardy.

    • Music for Your New Year's Eve
      Robert Montgomery drops the usual dramatic format for an evening of live music. The guests include the Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra and Chorus, Dorothy Olsen, Eddie Dano, Teddi King, Ann Gilbert, Eddie Heywood, the Nightcaps, Henry "Hot Lips" Levine, and Eddie Heywood.
    • Amahl and the Night Visitors
      This annual live presentation of the opera is telecast in color this year on Robert Montgomery Presents.... Amahl, a disabled young peasant boy, tells his widowed mother that he's just seen a magnificent star in the sky. Soon, there's a knock at their door. Three kings on a long journey arrive at their door asking for a place to rest. They are carrying with them gifts to present to the Christ Child. Wanting to send a gift, but being very poor, Amahl has only his crutch to give.moreless
    • Miracle at Lensham
      Miracle at Lensham
      Episode 14
      An American film star, on location in Britain, makes a $50 donation to a run-down church. When the money disappears, a furor follows with the church receiving much publicity. Soon, tourists are flocking to the chapel and donations are pouring in.
    • The Young and the Beautiful

      A teen-aged girl plays the part of a sophisticated flirt, pursuing one young man after another. As soon as one becomes interested, she drops him and moves on to the next one.

    • Sunset Boulevard
      Sunset Boulevard
      Episode 12

      In this adaptation of the 1950 film, an opportunist writer grudgingly plays love interest to delusional silent film star Nora Desmond. In her fantasy world she's still the world's biggest star and throngs of adoring fans are awaiting her big comeback.

    • Plainfield Teachers College
      A fictitious college team has its scores printed in the newspaper every week. It's a scam to help out a guy who's in trouble with a bookie.
    • The Misfortunes of Mr. Minihan
      Mr. Minihan is the unluckiest man in the world. Has such bad luck that his friends are delighted that he's returning to Ireland.
    • Mr. Tutt Goes West
      The eccentric lawyer of Saturday Evening Post fame fights the shady owner of a small town Montana store. The crooked proprietor is trying to cheat a mining engineer out of his dig.
    • One Bright Day
      One Bright Day
      Episode 8
      The president of a drug company returns from Europe to discover that a lawsuit has been filed alleging that one of their medicines killed a boy. After being convinced of the drug's toxicity, he must choose to either to directly alert the public or, as others at the firm suggest, quietly remove it from the market.moreless
    • Goodbye, Grey Flannel
      A brilliant Madison Avenue ad man had tired of the pressure so he and his wife retired to the supposedly serene life of a Vermont apple farmer. His first crop of motley-looking fruit tasted great, so he wrote an advertisement singing the praises of spotted apples and made a fortune off of his advertising friends. Soon, he had organized his fellow farmers into an association and was running an ad agency out of his house.moreless
    • The Pilgrimage
      The Pilgrimage
      Episode 6
      The story of a doctor who has devoted all his practice to public health. His wife feels that he is a fool for not going into private practice where he can make more money. When his wife eventually walks out on him, the doctor decides that he has had enough of the big city and its so-called sophistication and he heads for the Caribbean to set up a public health station.moreless
    • September Affair
      September Affair
      Episode 5
      After a plane crashes into the Atlantic, two of the passengers listed as dead survive, fall in love, and decide to stay together in Europe, leaving behind their lives and responsibilities back home.
    • Last Trip of the Hindenberg

      The stories of various passengers are told in this semi-documentary about the trans-Atlantic crossing of the Hindenburg, including its tragic landing in New Jersey.

    • After All These Years
      A wife wakes up to find that her husband has left her and their home behind for no apparent reason. She later learns of the crisis that plagues some men in the later years of marriage.
    • Onions in the Stew
      A wife deals with maddening problems running a household on an island not far off the coast from Seattle. In this comic tale, the mother deals with two teenaged daughters, plumbing that doesn't work, and a friend with eyes on their housekeeper.
    • Soldier From the Wars Returning

      In the season premiere, James Cagney plays an Army sergeant who escorts the body of a fellow sergeant to his hometown. With the Korean War long over, he finds most people disinterested and wonders if their mission was in vain.

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