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Mutiny on the Bounty (8-Nov-1935)

Director: Frank Lloyd

Writers: Talbot Jennings; Jules Furthman; Carey Wilson

From novel: Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall

Musical Score by: Herbert Stothart

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Mutiny

Capt. Bligh runs his ship as a tyranny; Fletcher Christian is initially acquiescent to the situation, but as time passes and strains increase, he leads a mutiny against Bligh, setting the Captain adrift: "I'll take my chance against the law, you'll take yours against the sea." Christian's crew sails for Tahiti; Bligh is rescued and intends to avenge the disloyalty. Breathtaking performances in perhaps the greatest sea saga of all time. Won Oscar for Best Picture; received nominations for Best Director, Best Screenplay, three for Best Actor, Best Score and Best Editing.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Spring Byington
17-Oct-1886 7-Sep-1971 You Can't Take it With You
Donald Crisp
27-Jul-1880 25-May-1974 Silent film actor, survived into talkies
Stanley Fields
20-May-1883 23-Apr-1941 Way Out West
Clark Gable
1-Feb-1901 16-Nov-1960 Gone With the Wind
Charles Laughton
1-Jul-1899 15-Dec-1962 Island of Lost Souls
Herbert Mundin
21-Aug-1898 5-Mar-1939 Mutiny on the Bounty
Eddie Quillan
31-Mar-1907 19-Jul-1990 In 20 short films by Mack Sennett
Henry Stephenson
16-Apr-1871 24-Apr-1956 The Prince and the Pauper
Franchot Tone
27-Feb-1905 18-Sep-1968 Advise and Consent
Ian Wolfe
4-Nov-1896 23-Jan-1992 Bedlam


Charles Laughton   ...   Bligh
Clark Gable   ...   Christian
Franchot Tone   ...   Byam
Herbert Mundin   ...   Smith
Eddie Quillan   ...   Ellison
Dudley Digges   ...   Bacchus
Donald Crisp   ...   Burkitt
Henry Stephenson   ...   Sir Joseph Banks
Francis Lister   ...   Capt. Nelson
Spring Byington   ...   Mrs. Byam
Movita   ...   Tehani
Mamo   ...   Maimiti
Byron Russell   ...   Quintal
Percy Waram   ...   Coleman
David Torrence   ...   Lord Hood
John Harrington   ...   Mr. Purcell
Douglas Walton   ...   Stewart
Ian Wolfe   ...   Maggs
DeWitt Jennings   ...   Fyrer
Ivan Simpson   ...   Morgan
Vernon Downing   ...   Hayward
William Bambridge   ...   Hitihiti
Marion Clayton   ...   Mary Ellison
Stanley Fields   ...   Muspratt
Wallis Clark   ...   Morrison
Craufurd Kent   ...   Lt. Edwards
Pat Flaherty   ...   Churchill
Alec Craig   ...   McCoy
Charles Irwin   ...   Thompson
Dick Winslow   ...   Tinkler


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