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A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.
In order to break the ice before shooting, Clark Gable, apparently unaware of co-star Charles Laughton's homosexuality, took him to a brothel. Laughton's wife Elsa Lanchester always said that Laughton was nevertheless "flattered" by this gesture.
Lt. Fletcher Christian:
He doesn't punish men for discipline. He likes to see men crawl.
When the Bounty is crashed against the rocks at Pitcairn Island, the film is reversed to stretch out the scene.
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