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Mister Roberts

Mister Roberts(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

A naval officer longing for active duty clashes with his vainglorious captain.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
Mervyn LeRoy Director
Henry Fonda Lt. j.g. Douglas A. Roberts
James Cagney The Captain
Jack Lemmon Ensign Frank Thurlowe Pulver
Betsy Palmer Lt. Ann Girard
Ward Bond Chief Petty Officer Dowdy
Phil Carey Mannion
Perry Lopez Rodrigues
Robert Roark Insigna
Harry Carey Jr. Stefanowski

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 14 Jul 1955; San Francisco opening: week of 10 Jul 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
AFI Library; EB; AFI*; Paige (see below)
Color/B&W:  Color (Warnercolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Stereo (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Orange Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  120-121, 123 or 126 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Comedy and Tragedy

    Leonard 2016-02-08

    This is one of the best WWII movies ever. If you are a vet, you can understand the boredom of the crew, the stupid things they do to have fun, as well as... MORE>

  • mr roberts

    kevin sellers 2015-11-09

    Sandwiched as he is in between such brilliant actors as Cagney, Fonda, and Powell (to mention nothing of Ward Bond) I can almost swallow Jack Lemmon,... MORE>

  • Timeless gem

    Alice 2014-02-08

    I first saw this film in 1955, when it first came out. I was in the fifth grade; loved it then. I've sen it several tines since then, loving it so... MORE>