Not Rated | | Drama, War
When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
The following is engraved on a plaque in the officers' wardroom. The lines on the plaque are centered: U.S.S. CAINE DMS 18 / This ship is named for / Arthur Wingate Caine / Commander U.S. Navy / who died of wounds received / in running gun battle / ... ...
And so today you are full-fledged ensigns. Three short months ago you assembled here from all parts of the nation, from all walks of life: field, factory, office and college campus. Each of you knew what the fighting was about, or you wouldn't have ...
When Willie is talking to May at Yosemite, her hair changes constantly depending whether she's seen from the front (groomed and motionless) or the back (tossed and blowing).
May Wynn was not the actress's real name. She merely adopted it after playing the character May Wynn in this film.
There was a version made for school, to be used in Social Studies class. It edited out most everything except the pertinent scenes of the Queeg incidents and the trail. The movie ended before the decision was reached so that the class could vote on whether they would convict for mutiny or not.
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