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Mister Roberts [videorecording]
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | 1998 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD M COMEDY)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD M COMEDY CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1998]
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French).
Note
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or French.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey.
Credits
Screenplay, Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; producer, Leland Hayward ; directors, John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy ; director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman.
Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1955 by Warner Bros.
Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 9-05
Genre
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ISBN
0790738171
ISBN/ISSN
8539166922
Music #
16692 Warner Home Video
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