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.
Between studio work and the two locations, the crew shot 652,228 feet of film. Only 12,000 ended up in the film.
Lt. Fletcher Christian:
Mr. Bligh, I can't sign this book. No such amounts have been issued to the men.
Captain William Bligh: You've signed with extra kegs the ship never carried.
Lt. Fletcher Christian: I have, sir.
Captain William Bligh: Then, why not? We all do it. We'd be fools if we didn't do it on a lieutenant's pay. I want to stow ...
Fletcher Christian's father died years before the voyage, and as such was not present at Christian's trial.