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The Bounty: Neglected Brilliance

Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins excel in the best screen version of the famous mutiny.

Credit: Orion/Thorn EMI

Arguably the most famous mutiny in history, the notorious story of HMS Bounty, and the clash of Lieutenant William Bligh and Fletcher Christian circa 1789, has often captured the imaginations of filmmakers. Charles Chauvel’s docudrama In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)…

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