Mister Roberts. Comedy. Written by Thomas Heggen
(based on his novel) and Joshua Logan. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Alvin Theatre: 18 Feb 1948- 6 Jan 1951 (1157 performances). Cast: Henry Fonda
(as "Lieutenant (jg) Roberts"), William Harrigan
(as "The Captain"),
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Robert Keith Jr.
6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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[In 1971]: If I were producing the picture, I would have hired somebody like Gig Young
. You know, the millionaire type with the clothes and a membership in the country club. There was no similarity between this clean-cut character and the guy with the tobacco hanging out of his mouth that I played in Ten Who Dared
(1960). I guess Walt Disney
figured I could do more than one thing, and I like that...
Changed his first name from Robert to Brian Keith, prior to becoming an actor.