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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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorClark GableNominated
Best ActorCharles LaughtonNominated
Best ActorFranchot ToneNominated
Best DirectorFrank LloydNominated
Best Film EditingMargaret BoothNominated
Best Music - ScoringMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Music Department, Nat W. Finston, head of department (Score by Herbert SNominated
Best WritingTalbot Jennings, Jules Furthman, Carey WilsonNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: George W. Davis, J. McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh HuntNominated
Best CinematographyRobert L. SurteesNominated
Best Film EditingJohn McSweeney, Jr.Nominated
Best Music - ScoringBronislau KaperNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Bronislau Kaper; Lyrics by Paul Francis WebsterNominated
Best PictureAaron Rosenberg, ProducerNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerWon
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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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Quotes from

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: Can you understand this, Mr. Byam? Discipline is the thing. A seaman's a seaman. A captain's a captain. And a midshipman, Sir Joseph or no Sir Joseph, is the lowest form of animal life in the British Navy.


Captain William Bligh: Mr. Christian!


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Facts about

During filming Clark Gable and Franchot Tone were said to have become romantically involved with Mamo Clark and Movita, who played their girlfriends in the movie.
The sterns of the larger ships in the harbor at the beginning of the film are first rate ships of the line that are similar to the HMS Victory. The producers tried to make these scenes as accurate as possible and it shows.
The last winner of Best Picture Oscar that won no other Oscars.
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