Not Rated | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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.
Frank Lloyd purchased the rights to "Mutiny on the Bounty" himself for $12,500 and in turn resold them to MGM with the proviso that he direct. Fox, Lloyd's home studio, agreed to lend him out for the assignment.
Captain William Bligh:
During the recent heavy weather, I've had the opportunity to watch all of you at work on deck and aloft. You don't know wood from canvas! And it seems you don't want to learn! Well, I'll have to give you a lesson
As Byam is climbing aloft for the second time, he has a bottle of brandy in his hand-- carrying the bottle and attempting to climb almost makes him fall at one point. When he reaches the top of the mast, both hands are empty, and the bottle is nowhere in sight.
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