Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Frank Lloyd and produced by Frank Lloyd, Irving Thalberg and Albert Lewin.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall published in 1932.
Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Clark Gable||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Charles Laughton||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Franchot Tone||Nominated|
|Best Director||Frank Lloyd||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Margaret Booth||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Music Department, Nat W. Finston, head of department (Score by Herbert S||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Talbot Jennings, Jules Furthman, Carey Wilson||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: George W. Davis, J. McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Robert L. Surtees||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||John McSweeney, Jr.||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Bronislau Kaper||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music by Bronislau Kaper; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Aaron Rosenberg, Producer||Nominated|
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)By Beatrice on Nov 1, 2017 From Flickers in Time
Mutiny on the Bounty Directed by Lewis Milestone Written by Charles Lederer from the novel by Charles Norhoff and James Norman Hall 1962/USA Arcola Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Give me the Clark Gable-Charles Laughton version any day. The story should be familiar to most of my readers. ?... Read full article
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)By Beatrice on May 2, 2013 From Flickers in Time
Mutiny on the Bounty Directed by Frank Lloyd 1935/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Repeat viewing #89 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die In 1787, the HMS Bounty departs Portsmouth for Tahiti, carrying a crew largely composed of impressed sailors. ?The ship is helmed by Captain William Bligh (... Read full article
Mutiny on the Bounty (1)By Alyson on May 29, 2011 From The Best Picture Project
Back when I reviewed the 1962 remake of Mutiny on the Bounty, I was left with many questions about the original, mostly was the remake necessary. ?It was not. ?Not at all. The HMS Bounty is about to leave for a two year mission to Tahiti to bring back a supply of bread fruit. ?Ran by the notorious C... Read full article
Mutiny on the Bounty (2)By Alyson on Dec 2, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
This is a remake of the 1935 Best Picture winner, which I have yet to see. ?Why it would need to be remade is beyond me, perhaps I?ll have an answer for that in a few months. In 1787 the Bounty is on a mission from England to Tahiti to find a plant called bread-fruit. ?It seems to be a super-food th... Read full article
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Captain William Bligh: What's your name?
Seaman Thomas Ellison: Thomas Ellison, sir. Pressed into service. I've got a wife, a baby!
Captain William Bligh: I asked your name, not the history of your misfortunes.
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
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The Bounty and Pandora were actual life size ships that were built from two old wooden schooners. The builders added outer ribs and frames to the hulls to get the correct width and after replanking them added concrete inside as ballast. Then they were given three masts and rigged in authentic 18th. century style. A 27 foot long model was burned at the end of the film. It was an exact replica of the life size Bounty, but 1-5th of its actual size.
Actor James Cagney was sailing his boat off of Catalina Island, California, and passed the area where the film's crew was shooting aboard the Bounty replica. Cagney called to director Frank Lloyd, an old friend, and said that he was on vacation and could use a couple of bucks, and asked if Lloyd had any work for him. Lloyd put him into a sailor's uniform, and Cagney spent the rest of the day as an extra playing a sailor aboard the Bounty.
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