Mutiny on the Bounty

Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
Spanish
Format: Blu-Ray 2011
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Blu-Ray
 
Call Number  BLU-RAY Mutiny
 
 
Summary
This colorful remake of the 1935 version again concerns the crew and treatment of the HMS Bounty by a cold hearted sadistic captain. Captain Bligh (Trevor Howard) boards the ship in Portsmouth, England, to embark on a mission to bring tropical breadfruit trees to Jamaica. Fletcher Christian (Marlon Brando) is the aristocratic second mate who welcomes the new captain aboard. Christian's view of the captain sours with the cruel treatment of the crew and the dangerous decision to round Cape Horn. The Bounty sails into the teeth of a ferocious winter storm which is another in a long line of indignities suffered on the journey. John Mills (Richard Harris) is punished for stealing cheese. A sailor is ordered to stay aloft in the crow's nest, nearly resulting in death. The crew finds temporary paradise in Tahiti before Bligh's behavior becomes intolerable for the once faithful Christian. The crew revolts and sends the captain on his way in a small rowboat. Settling on Pitcairn Island, the crew soon realizes they may never see England again. Mills burns the ship to insure the trip is never made. Christian attempts to save the only means of transportation of their new island home. Lewis Milestone directed the film which was plagued by constant cost overruns to the tune of 18 million dollars. Brando's legendary ego clashed with results as turbulent as the fictitious trip around stormy Cape Horn. The movie retained slightly over half the cost of the production price tag in its initial release. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Bligh, William, -- 1754-1817 -- Drama.
Christian, Fletcher, -- 1764-1793 -- Drama.
Bounty (Ship) -- Drama.
Bounty Mutiny, 1789 -- Drama.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, Calif. :Distributed by Warner Home Video,2011
Edition Blu-ray, Widescreen.
Other Titles Mutiny on the Bounty.
Contributors Rosenberg, Aaron, 1912-1979, producer.
Lederer, Charles, 1910-1976, screenwriter.
Milestone, Lewis, 1895-1980, director.
Brando, Marlon, actor.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988, actor.
Harris, Richard, 1930-2002, actor.
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980, actor.
Haydn, Richard, 1905-1985, actor.
Teriipaia, Tarita, 1941- actor.
Herbert, Percy, 1925-1992, actor.
Nordhoff, Charles, 1887-1947. Mutiny on the Bounty.
Hall, James Norman, 1887-1951, author.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Richard Haydn, Tarita, Percy Herbert.
Language English
French
Spanish
In English or French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall.
Special features: alternate prologue and epilogue sequences not seen theatrically; 2006 featurette "After the cameras stopped rolling : the journey of Bounty"; 4 vintage featurettes; theatrical trailer.
System Details Blu-ray; widescreen (16x9) presentation; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD master audio; Dolby digital 5.1.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Description 1 videodisc (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0780676580
9780780676589
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