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.
MGM wanted Cary Grant to play Byam, and he wanted to do it, but he was under contract to Paramount Pictures, which refused to release him.
Lt. Fletcher Christian:
But the prisoner is dead sir!
Captain William Bligh: Never mind, continue with the punishment!
When sailing from England to Cape Horn South America the direction is South West. The ships course was ordered South East by East.
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