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Mister Roberts

A specially edited version for radio of Mister Roberts, a Tony Award–winning play, and a 1955 Academy Award–nominated film. The title character, a naval Lieutenant Junior Grade, stands up for his crew against the petty tyranny of his ship's commanding officer during World War II. The novel was written by Thomas Heggen, who co-wrote the stage play with Joshua Logan, the play's director. The play opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theater on February 18, 1948. Fonda won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. Also featured were James Cagney as Captain Morton, William Powell as "Doc", Jack Lemmon as Ensign Pulver, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Philip Carey, Nick Adams, Ken Curtis, Harry Carey, Jr. and Martin Milner.

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