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The Resource Mister Roberts, screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)

Mister Roberts, screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)

Label
Mister Roberts
Title
Mister Roberts
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Language
  • engfre
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Academy Award winner, 1955: won for Best actor in a supporting role (Jack Lemmon), nominated for Best picture.
Cataloging source
OMN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman
Language note
Languages and subtitles: English and French; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1900-1987
  • 1905-1982
  • 1899-1986
  • 1892-
  • 1919-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nugent, Frank S
  • Logan, Joshua
  • Ford, John
  • Hayward, Leland
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Cagney, James
  • Powell, William
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • Warner Bros
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy films
  • War films
  • Film adaptations
  • Videodiscs for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mister Roberts, screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Not rated
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm41497983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9781419817687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391669227
  • 012569736351
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 16692
  • 73635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1910
System details
DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French)
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Mister Roberts, screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Not rated
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm41497983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9781419817687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391669227
  • 012569736351
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 16692
  • 73635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1910
System details
DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French)
Video recording format
laserdisc

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