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The Resource Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy

Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy

Label
Mister Roberts
Title
Mister Roberts
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy
Title variation
Mr. Roberts
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1956: Best supporting actor (Lemmon)
Cataloging source
OMN
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Mister Roberts (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • English soundtrack with optional English and French subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9 .C55
LC item number
M57 1998
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1902-1971
  • 1900-1987
  • 1905-1982
  • 1899-1986
  • 1892-1984
  • 1906-1967
  • 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
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
Series statement
  • Premier collection
  • Warner Bros. classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Military operations, Naval
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side] A. Widescreen version of the feature -- [side] B. Special features
Control code
ocm41497983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790738178
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391669227
  • 012569736351
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16692
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41497983
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mister Roberts, Warner Bros. presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent and Joshua Logan ; produced by Leland Hayward ; directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy
Publication
Note
  • "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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Side] A. Widescreen version of the feature -- [side] B. Special features
Control code
ocm41497983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790738178
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391669227
  • 012569736351
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16692
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41497983
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French)
Video recording format
DVD

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