“ Mutiny on the Bounty ” is a large-scale 1935 American film about events on the Bounty ship in the late 18th century. Based on the novel of the same name by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall (1932).
|The rebellion on the Bounty|
|Mutiny on the bounty|
|Charles Nordhoff |
James Norman Hall
|In the main|
|Charles Lawton |
Available in original black and white and updated colorized versions. In 1962, a 3-hour color remake with Marlon Brando was released .
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The 18th century English fleet was distinguished by strict (even cruel) discipline. The smallest offenses were punished with whips, more serious misconduct was punishable by death. Driven to despair, the sailors raised riots and tried to free themselves from oppression.
1789 year . The crew of the British ship "Bounty" under the guidance of the brutal captain Bligh filling the holds, sailing off the coast of Tahiti . Until this day, for six months, the crew of the ship was subjected to physical and moral abuse by the captain and his minions.
Exhausting work and lack of food force sailors to revolt. The instigator of the rebellion is a sailor of noble origin Christian Fletcher . After dropping the captain and his loyal people from the ship, the Bounty headed back to Tahiti, where Fletcher and the other rebels decided to spend the rest of their lives.
1790 year . The rebels' dreams came true, they found for themselves a new island of Pitcairn . In the same year, a British court acquitted Captain Bly, who escaped with part of the team.
- Charles Lawton - Captain William Bly
- Clark Gable - Lieutenant Christian Fletcher
- Franco Towne - Midshipman Roger Byam
- Herbert Mandin - Smith
- Eddie Quillan - Allison
- Dudley Digges - Dr. Bacchus
- Donald Crisp - Sailor Thomas Burkeet
- Henry Stevenson - Sir Joseph Banks
- Francis Lister - Captain Nelson
- Spring Byinton - Mrs. Byam
- Movita Castaneda - Mechanics
- David Torrens - Lord Hood
- Bill Bambridge - King Hitichiti
- Ray Corrigan - Sailor (uncredited)
The film became one of the most ambitious projects of the American film industry at the end of the Great Depression . Producer Irving Talberg spent an incredible amount of $ 2 million on filming in Oceania . Despite the extraordinary budget and skepticism of film magnate LB Mayer , another large-scale Talberg project was one of the most successful for MGM Studios. This is the last film awarded with an Oscar only in the most prestigious nomination for "Best Film" and no other.
Studio Warner Bros. responded to the bounty-generated movie mode for sea adventures with Captain Blood with Errol Flynn in the title role.