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The Resource Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Orange production ; screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)

Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Orange production ; screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)

Label
Mister Roberts
Title
Mister Roberts
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Orange production ; screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy
Title variation
Mr. Roberts
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jack Lemmon, 1955
Cataloging source
MZ5
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy ; director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English and French language tracks ; subtitles in English and French
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1982
  • 1899-1986
  • 1892-1984
  • 1903-1960
  • 1925-2009
  • 1894-1973
  • 1900-1987
  • 1902-1971
  • 1919-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Cagney, James
  • Powell, William
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Palmer, Betsy
  • Bond, Ward
  • Carey, Philip
  • Ford, John
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Nugent, Frank S
  • Logan, Joshua
  • Hayward, Leland
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Orange (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sailors
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Orange production ; screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1955 motion picture
  • Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen
  • 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
ocm49302642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790738178
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391669227
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 16692
  • 2000090444 (disc)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 706010
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Orange production ; screen play by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1955 motion picture
  • Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen
  • 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
ocm49302642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790738178
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391669227
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 16692
  • 2000090444 (disc)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 706010
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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