Mister Roberts is aboard a US cargo ship, working in the Pacific during the Second World War. He'd do anything to leave the quiet of the ship to join in the "action". Trouble is, the captain of the ship, is a bit of a tyrant, and isn't willing to sign Roberts' transfer requests. Also on board is Ensign Pulver, who avoids work as best he can, whilst living off the riches of his buying and selling. Roberts and the crew are in constant battle, even over the smallest of disagreements. Written by
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Did You Know?
The ship "Ghost" in the film was sister ship to the USS Pueblo that was captured by communist North Korea as an alleged spy ship in 1968. See more
(at around 14 mins) While looking through binoculars, Insigna says there's a white flag flying on the island but his lips don't move. See more
Chief Petty Officer Dowdy
[Referring to the letter from Forney
Could I have that, I'd like to post it for the crew.
[Referring to the letter from Roberts
No, post this one. It's theirs.
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa See more