Mister Roberts (1955)
Henry Fonda re-created his Broadway stage role in this classic comedy/drama about the dehumanizing aspects of war. On board a WWII supply ship in the Pacific, cargo officer Fonda longs for combat duty, but in the meantime serves as a buffer between the men and tyrannical captain James Cagney. With William Powell as the ship's doctor and Best Supporting Actor Oscar-winner Jack Lemmon as Ensign Pulver. 122 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French; audio commentary by Lemmon; "Toast of the Town" excerpt; documentary excerpt; theatrical trailers.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Supporting Actor (Jack Lemmon)
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Sound
- John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Phil Carey, Nick Adams, Perry Lopez, Ken Curtis, Robert Roark, Harry Carey Jr., Pat Wayne, Frank Aletter, Fritz Ford, Buck Kartalian, William Henry, William Hudson, Shug Fisher, Stubby Kruger, Harry Tenbrook, Jim Murphy, Kathleen O'Malley, Mimi Doyle, Martin Milner... More