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Mister Roberts [videorecording DVD]
Uniform Title:
Mister Roberts (Motion picture : 1955)
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Pictures : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2005, c1955.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format ; Region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, Dolby Digital mono; letterboxed presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original Cinemascope theatrical exhibition, 2.55:1.

Based on the play by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan from the novel by Thomas Heggen as produced on the stage by Leland Hayward.

Double-sided disc includes widescreen film (side one) and special features (side two).

Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1955.

Special features, Side one: Commentary by Jack Lemmon [optional audio feature]; Cast & crew [text feature]; Behind the scenes [text feature]; Awards [text feature]; Side two: Ed Sullivan "Toast of the town" [featurette] (14 min.); Henry Fonda Kennedy Center Honors [featurette] (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (4 min.).
Dawn/reveille -- Latest letter -- Sick call -- Taking in the view -- Captain on deck -- Pulver and nurses -- Scotch recipe -- Challenge/Pulver -- Roberts wants in -- Firecracker idea -- Never getting off -- One of my officers? -- Harmless/visitors -- Welcome to Elysium -- Price of liberty -- Back from liberty -- Shoving off -- Changed Roberts -- Big bang V-E Day -- Cast out the enemy -- General alarm -- "Who did it?" -- Stabbed in back -- Doctor on double -- "Good night" -- Transfer day -- Thanks -- New cargo officer -- Order of the Palm -- Mail call -- Unseen enemy -- Sad news -- I, Pulver.
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during the waning days of World War II. In the Navy Register it is listed as 'The Reluctant, ' but to its crew it is known as 'The Bucket.' The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant martinet of a captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.
Reading Level:
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.