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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ...See full summary »
For full-scale scenes of the Bounty at sea, MGM bought a refurbished two-mast schooner named Lily built in the late 19th century.
Lt. Fletcher Christian:
Murdering butcher! I've had enough of this blood ship! He's no master of life and death on a quarterdeck above the angels!
Bligh and Christian express animosity toward each other at the beginning of the voyage. In actuality, not only were the two men close friends prior to the mutiny, their families had also been close for years.
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