Additional Resources for Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen

Thomas Heggen
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Krutch, Joseph Wood, Review of Mister Roberts, in Nation, April 10, 1948, pp. 402—03.

In one of the less laudatory reviews of the play, Krutch affirms the value of Mister Roberts as popular entertainment but offers the view that it is adolescent and naïve.

Logan, Joshua, Movie Stars, Real People, and Me, Delacorte Press, 1978.

This book contains some lively anecdotes about Logan's experiences directing Mister Roberts and also contributing to the movie version.

Phelan, Kappo, Review of Mister Roberts, in Commonweal, March 5, 1948, p. 521.

A short, enthusiastic review of the play, which Phelan regards as hilarious, moving, and sad. Phelan questions whether it should be rated as highly as some reviewers have done.

Smith, David P., "Introduction," in Mister Roberts, Naval Institute Press, 1992.

This introduction to the novel contains information about Heggen's life, work, and tragic early death.

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