Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theatre - Season 2

NBC (ended 1957)




Episode Guide

  • When We Are Married
    When We Are Married
    Episode 22
    In this comedy, a church organist has been a little too forward in his courting a young woman for three stuffy leaders of the church. They lecture the young man who, in turn, reveals a secret about each of the men's marriages.
  • Three O'Clock
    Three O'Clock
    Episode 21
    Convinced that his wife is having an affair, a husband plants a bomb that will kill her and destroy the house. Before he can leave, a couple of burglars break in and tie him to a post in the basement. As the clock ticks away on the bomb, Robert Montgomery narrates.moreless
  • For Love or Money
    For Love or Money
    Episode 20
    A young woman seeks shelter during a thunderstorm at the country home of middle aged actor Preston Mitchell. She stays on as his secretary and the two eventually fall in love.
  • The House of Seven Gables
    In this adaptation of the classic Hawthorne novel, the bankrupt members of the Pyncheon family of Boston battle for possession of the gloomy Seven Gables mansion.
  • Ladies in Retirement
    A retired actress is visited by her companion's two deranged, older sisters. Its not long before the actress regrets allowing the loonies into her home as murder and blackmail soon follow.
  • The Bishop's Wife
    The Bishop's Wife
    Episode 17
    A bishop asks for help from above to help him build a new cathedral. The heavenly being sent to Earth to help the bishop ends up falling in love with his wife.
  • Stairway to Heaven
    Stairway to Heaven
    Episode 16
    In this fantasy story, a pilot learns that his life has been pre-determined to end at a certain time. He temporarily evades his fate because of a snafu on the part of his heavenly emissary and his love of a WAC.
  • Dark Victory
    Dark Victory
    Episode 15

    A wealthy young society woman faces blindness and death when she's diagnosed with a brain tumor. Thinking she's cured, she falls in love with and marries the doctor who performed her surgery. Later, she suffers an emotional breakdown upon learning that she has but months to live.

  • The Young in Heart
    The Young in Heart
    Episode 14
    The Carlton family are impostors and con artists who make their living with shady card games and mooching off of rich suckers. Traveling by train, they latch onto lonely and rich old Miss Fording, saving her life when it derails. Full of gratitude, she invites them to live with her in London home. The Carltons believe they have finally struck it rich.moreless
  • The Last Tycoon
    The Last Tycoon
    Episode 13
    Set in Hollywood, a film producer seems to be living the American dream. Though he has an impressive career, he suffers health problems and is not married to the woman he really loves.
  • A Star is Born
    A Star is Born
    Episode 12
    Young unknown Esther Blodgett comes to Hollywood to be a star and marries matinee idol Norman Maine. As her popularity begins to rise, he follows a downward path into oblivion thanks to his alcoholism.
  • Quicksand
    Episode 11
    A young man finds himself sinking deeper in the "quicksand" of suspicion and fear.
  • Victoria Regina
    Victoria Regina
    Episode 10
    Helen Hayes recreates her famed Broadway role in this adaptation of the Laurence Housman play. This dramatic biography offers insight into he life of the beloved Queen Victoria.
  • Kiss and Tell
    Kiss and Tell
    Episode 9
    An average American teen-aged girl, Corliss Archer, vows to keep her mouth closed about her brother's secret marriage.
  • Mrs. Mike
    Mrs. Mike
    Episode 8
    A young Boston woman is sent to live with her uncle in the wilds of Canada. While there, she falls in love with and marries Mike Flannagan, a Mountie. The hardships of frontier life spent with the man she loves proves to be exciting and fulfilling for Mrs. Mike.
  • The Philadelphia Story
    In this screwball comedy, a wealthy Philadelphia socialite's impending marriage is complicated by blackmail, reporters, an ex-husband, drinking, and many misunderstandings.
  • The Canterville Ghost
    A young girl moves with her family into ancient Canterville Hall, and begins seeing a ghost. The spirit is that of Sir Simon de Canterville, an ancestor from the 17th century cursed because of an act of cowardice during his life.
  • The Seventh Veil
    The Seventh Veil
    Episode 5
    Francesca Cunningham is a gifted pianist who has attempted to end her life. She was driven harshly by a domineering guardian, Nicholas, who's a jealous and failed musician. Dr. Larsen uses hypnosis to remove the "veils" that cloud her mind, hoping to get to the root of her psychological problems.
  • The Petrified Forest
    A failed writer who's hitchhiking wanders into an Arizona diner and befriends a young girl whose family runs the business. Events take an unexpected turn withe the arrival of a killer who takes everyone hostage.
  • Arrowsmith
    Episode 3
    In this adaptation of the classic Sinclair Lewis book, Dr. Arrowsmith works his way up the medical ladder to become a respected scientist who discovers how to kill bacteria. He is sent, along with his wife, to the Caribbean to stop the bubonic plague.
  • The Big Sleep
    The Big Sleep
    Episode 2
    A dying man hires private dick Philip Marlowe to keep an eye on his trouble-prone youngest daughter. In the process, he falls for her older sister. The job takes an interesting turn as Marlowe suddenly finds himself on a murder case.
  • The Awful Truth
    The Awful Truth
    Episode 1
    Rumors of infidelity in her first marriage threaten Lucy Satterly impending nuptials. She asks her ex-husband to tell her fiance that she never strayed. He agrees, though he believes he's lying thorough his teeth. Complicating matters is the arrival of the man who was supposedly her secret lover.