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Mister Roberts (1984)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 March 1984 (USA)
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Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.

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Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.

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The original Broadway production of "Mr. Roberts" by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan opened at the Alvin Theater on February 18, 1948, ran for 1157 performances and won the 1948 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Play. See more »

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The last live theatrical production on TV.
9 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I am a theater buff and a "Golden Age" TV fan.

This was LIVE theater. One shot, that was it, right or wrong. It was spectacular to say the least, and as far as I know, the last truly live theatrical production on TV.

If you have an opportunity to see a video of this production I urge you to do so. It has a lot to offer.


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