First and best screen account of the 18th century confrontation between Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian on the H.M.S. Bounty. Academy Award winner for Best Picture! Colorized version available.
- MGM wanted Cary Grant to play Byam, but Grant was under contract to Paramount, which refused to release him.
- An additional tragedy nearly occurred during filming when an 18-foot replica of the Bounty with two crewmen aboard separated from its tow and was adrift for two days before being found by a…More
- The film was MGM's most expensive production at the time, costing around $2 million.