Joshua Logan and his play, "Mister Roberts," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Jeffrey Lynn, Casey Walters, and Vincent Gardenia in the cast. Daniel F. Keyes was director.
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Following the great success of his novel "Mister Roberts" (1946) and its 1948 Broadway adaptation, Thomas Heggen
suffered from a severe case of writer's block. Under pressure to turn out another best-seller, he began abusing alcohol and prescription drugs. On May 19, 1949, Heggen was found drowned in the bathtub of his Manhattan apartment. The coroner ruled his death a "probable suicide", though ...