Robert Montgomery (1904-1981) was a famous actor, director and producer and the first president of the Screen Actors Guild. As an actor he appeared with the biggest cinema stars of his era, including Greta Garbo, Myrna Loy, Joan Crawford, Helen Hayes Carole Lombard, Bette Davis, and Ingrid Bergman, among others. An early television host, he later criticized the networks and championed public television. Robert Montgomery was the first show-business professional to hold office in the White House, as television coach to President Eisenhower.
United Negro College Fund Appeal for Aid
Monday, January 01, 1900
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Radio spots on behalf of the UNCF. Produced by UNCF:
John D. Rockefeller
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 72696
Municipal archives id: LT4356