In the Wake of the Bounty

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In the Wake of the Bounty
Directed by Charles Chauvel
Produced by Charles Chauvel
Written by Charles Chauvel
Starring Mayne Lynton
Errol Flynn
Cinematography Tasman Higgins
Editing by William Shepherd
Release date(s) 1933
Running time 60 min
Country Australia Australia
Language English
Budget ₤6,500[1]

In the Wake of the Bounty is an Australian movie directed by Charles Chauvel. It is the first movie of Errol Flynn. It is based on the 1932 novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. The Australian movie was before MGM's more famous Mutiny on the Bounty by two years.

The movie mixed re-enactments with documentary. It focused not so much on the mutiny itself as on its consequences.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, 161.
  2. Curators notes at Australian Screen