Mister Roberts is a 1955 CinemaScope comedy-drama film directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, and starring Henry Fonda as Mister Roberts. Based on the 1946 novel and 1948 Broadway play, the film was nominated for the Best Picture and Best Sound, Recording Oscars; Jack Lemmon received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film takes place on an American Naval cargo ship the, USS Reluctant, during the waning days of World War II. The ship’s captain, Lieutenant Commander Morton is proud of his spotless record supplying the U.S. fleet. His command style is uncaring of the crew’s...
|Release date:||July 30, 1955|
|Directed by:||Mervyn LeRoy, John Ford, Joshua Logan|
|Music by:||Franz Waxman|
|Screenplay by:||Frank Nugent|
|Adapted from:||Mister Roberts|