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Mister Roberts

Author: Frank S NugentJoshua LoganJohn FordLeland HaywardMervyn LeRoyAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1998]
Series: Premier collection; Warner Bros. classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.
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Genre/Form: War films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Comedy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adaptation
Feature
Comedy
War
Drama
Named Person: Thomas Heggen; Thomas Heggen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank S Nugent; Joshua Logan; John Ford; Leland Hayward; Mervyn LeRoy; Henry Fonda; James Cagney; William Powell; Jack Lemmon; Franz Waxman; Thomas Heggen; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790738171 9780790738178
OCLC Number: 41497983
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. English soundtrack with optional English and French subtitles.
Notes: "16692."
Cinemascope (letterbox format)
Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen.
Originally released as motion picture in 1955 by Warner Bros.
Special features: audio commentary by Jack Lemmon; documentary excerpt of an Ed Sullivan "Toast of the town" tribute episode featuring the movie stars; excerpt from the documentary "Fonda on Fonda" profiling Henry Fonda's involvement with the play and film; production notes; 9 theatrical trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman.
Cast: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1956: Best supporting actor (Lemmon)
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French)
Contents: [Side] A. Widescreen version of the feature --
[side] B. Special features.
Series Title: Premier collection; Warner Bros. classics.
Other Titles: Mister Roberts (Motion picture)
Mr. Roberts
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy.

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A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.

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