The Caine Mutiny Overview:

The Caine Mutiny (1954) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Stanley Kramer.

Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorHumphrey BogartNominated
Best Supporting ActorTom TullyNominated
Best Film EditingWilliam A. Lyon, Henry BatistaNominated
Best Music - ScoringMax SteinerNominated
Best PictureStanley Kramer, ProducerNominated
Best WritingStanley RobertsNominated
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The Caine Mutiny (1954)

By Beatrice on Nov 16, 2015 From Flickers in Time

The Caine Mutiny Directed by Edward Dmytryck Written by Stanley Roberts based on a novel by Herman Wouk 1954/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix Rental This is a thought-provoking movie with a terrific cast. ?I didn’t even mind the extraneous romantic sub-plot quite a... Read full article


The Caine Mutiny (1954) with Humphrey Bogart

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 2, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Here they are . . . Lt. TOM KEEFER?. . . the malcontent who laid the foundation for the mutiny. Lt. STEVE MARYK?. . . whose damning diary sparked the mutiny. Navy lawyer Lt. BARNEY GREENWALD?. . . who knew who should have been on trial. Lt. Comdr. PHILIP FRANCIS QUEEG?. . . who set his o... Read full article


The Caine Mutiny (1954) with Humphrey Bogart

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 2, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Here they are . . . Lt. TOM KEEFER?. . . the malcontent who laid the foundation for the mutiny. Lt. STEVE MARYK?. . . whose damning diary sparked the mutiny. Navy lawyer Lt. BARNEY GREENWALD?. . . who knew who should have been on trial. Lt. Comdr. PHILIP FRANCIS QUEEG?. . . who set his o... Read full article


The Caine Mutiny (1954)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 20, 2013 From 4 Star Films

With a stellar cast starring Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, and Jose Ferrer among others, the film begins with a young ensign assigned to the mine sweeper named the Caine. After the first lax captain is reassigned, their new commander Queeg (Bogart) is a stickler for detail and order.... Read full article


The Caine Mutiny (1954)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 20, 2013 From 4 Star Films

With a stellar cast starring Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, and Jose Ferrer among others, the film begins with a young ensign assigned to the mine sweeper named the Caine. After the first lax captain is reassigned, their new commander Queeg (Bogart) is a stickler for detail and order.... Read full article


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Quotes from

Lt. Barney Greenwald: Now you're learning, Willie. You don't support your captain because you like him; you support him because he's got the job or you're no good!


Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg: Get that red-headed fellow over there, that one there!
Lt. Keith: Sir, it's impossible to tell which one is red-headed. They're all wearing their helmets.
Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg: Keith - you're an idiot!


[Lt. Greenwald has just questioned Captain Queeg about the incident involving the yellow die marker]
Capt. Blakely: Mr. Greenwald, there can be no more serious charge against an officer than cowardice under fire.
Lt. Barney Greenwald: Sir, may I make one thing clear? It is not the defense's contention that Lieutenant Commander Queeg is a coward. Quite the contrary. The defense assumes that no man who rises to command a United States naval ship can possibly be a coward and that, therefore, if he commits questionable acts under fire, the explanation must be elsewhere.


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Facts about

While there never was a "Caine" in the US Navy, there WAS a DMS-18 (the hull number of the Caine). It was the Hamilton, converted from a destroyer in 1942.
This film gave aspiring actor (and Humphrey Bogart fan) Maurice Micklewhite the inspiration for his screen name, Michael Caine.
The typhoon referenced in the film and court martial was an actual typhoon known as "Typhoon Cobra," which struck Adm. William F. Halsey's Task Force 38 on 17 December 1944. As correctly stated in the film the actual storm did result in the sinking of three ships - the destroyers Spence, Hull and Monaghan.
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