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Burts Montgomery 1

It’s making the news these days that Burt Reynolds is auctioning off tons of his belongings — memorabilia, art, awards and other stuff (including a pair of Roy Rogers’ boots) from throughout his career. Even his Golden Globe awards. Some say it’s an effort to save his home.

One thing’s for sure: Burt amassed a lot of cool stuff. One piece that got my attention is this statue by George Montgomery. I love coming across his work, from the statues to the furniture.

Burts Montgomery 2

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Yesterday’s post on Masterson Of Kansas (1954) — don’t forget, Thursday night/Friday morning on TCM — and a comment from John Knight prompted me to post some of George Montgomery’s art.

I snagged these images online. The top one is in Fort Benton, Montana, I believe. The bottom piece is in Cathedral City, California. (My apologies to the photographers.)

In addition to his sculpture, Montgomery designed homes, made custom furniture (for friends like Gregory Peck and Roy Rogers) and assembled a sizable art collection. And boxed. And of course, made some really cool cowboy movies. Quite a guy.

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