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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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
Awards note
Academy Award Winner, Best supporting actor, 1955 (Jack Lemmon).
Cataloging source
OMN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Winton Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English (Dolby Digital Surround 5.1) with optional French soundtrack (Dolby Digital mono.); optional subtitles in English and French; Closed-captioned
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
  • 1903-1960
  • 1925-2009
  • 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
  • Palmer, Betsy
  • Bond, Ward
  • Carey, Philip
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Heggen, Thomas
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
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
  • Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features include: audio commentary by Jack Lemmon; documentary excerpt of and Ed Sullivan "Toast of the town" tribute episode; excerpt from the documentary "Fonda on Fonda"; production notes; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9781419817687
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
  • 73635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41497983
  • (Sirsi) o41497983
  • (OCoLC)41497983
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1, Dolby Digital mono
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
  • Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features include: audio commentary by Jack Lemmon; documentary excerpt of and Ed Sullivan "Toast of the town" tribute episode; excerpt from the documentary "Fonda on Fonda"; production notes; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9781419817687
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
  • 73635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41497983
  • (Sirsi) o41497983
  • (OCoLC)41497983
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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