Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Directed by Frank Lloyd Based on the book Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff,
This film helped to solidify Bette Davis as a leading lady in Hollywood. It also paired her with Henry Fonda and George Brent, a favorite collaborator of hers.
This movie is considered to be the first significant American films about World War II to be released after the end of the war.
Claude Jarman Jr. held his own while sharing the screen with Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman. It was his first on-screen performance. It’s a classic movie.
This is a movie makes a big social statement while telling a great story. It was one of two films that made 1967 Sidney Poitier’s year.
This movie was the last of the four films that would feature the husband and wife duo of Bogart and Bacall. It’s also a film noir classic.
See how one movie changed an entire genre for the better.
Paul Newman nailed his performance in this movie, but it wasn’t supposed to be him in the starring role. Tragedy in Hollywood led to one of the big breaks in Newman’s early career.