Quotation by Frank S. Nugent

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver. And I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now what's all this crud about no movie tonight?
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, Joshua Logan, co-scenarist, John Ford, and Mervyn LeRoy. Ensign Frank Pulver (Jack Lemmon), Mister Roberts, at the film's conclusion, Ensign Pulver standing up to the Captain for the first time and, emulating Mr. Roberts, disposing of the Captain's prized potted palm (1955).

Based on the play by Joshua Logan and Thomas Heggen and the novel by Thomas Heggen.
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