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Montgomery Banta (1912–1969)

Montgomery Banta was born on January 28, 1912 in Connecticut, USA as Montgomery Masters. He was an assistant director and actor, known for The Party (1968), The D.I. (1957) and -30- (1959). He was married to Natalie Masters. He died on December 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Party
The Party Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1968)
The D.I.
The D.I. Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1957)
-30-
-30- Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1959)
Dragnet
Dragnet Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1954-1959)

Filmography

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 1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (assistant director - uncredited)
 1968 The Party (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
 1965 Brainstorm (assistant director - uncredited)
 1963 Spencer's Mountain (assistant director - uncredited)
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Justice at Eagle's Nest (1963) ... (assistant director - as Monty Masters)
 1959 -30- (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
 1956-1959 Dragnet (TV Series) (second assistant director - 5 episodes)
- The Big Counterfeit (1959) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
- The Big Oskar (1958) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
- The Big War (1958) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
- The Big Net (1956) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
- The Big Wish (1956) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
 1959 Pete Kelly's Blues (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Poor Butterfly Story (1959) ... (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
 1958 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Operation Diplomat (1958) ... (second assistant director)
 1957 The D.I. (second assistant director - as Monty Masters)
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 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- The Tunnel (1961) ... (as Monty Masters)
 1954-1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Ex-Blonde (1956) ... (as Monty Masters)
- The Big Reminisce (1955) ... (voice, as Monty Masters)
- The Big Customer (1955) ... (as Monty Masters)
- The Big Office (1954) ... (as Monty Masters)
 1955 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Director
- The Ricardos Are Interviewed (1955) ... Director (as Monty Masters)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1949-51) Radio: Created / produced / directed (as Monty Masters) "Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8208" private-eye series (NBC Radio).

Alternate Names:

Monty Masters
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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