Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), 35 mm, 132 min.
In the historical record, on which Mutiny on the Bounty is based, the real Captain Bligh blamed “the allure of Tahiti” for the rebellion of his crew. In the film Bligh (Charles Laughton) personifies greedy colonial exploitation, while mutineer Fletcher Christian (Clark Gable) sees the English as “invaders” plundering a pristine world, and he embraces the islanders body and soul.
Other films in this series include:March 30: Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey & The Ultimate Wave: TahitiApril 20: Mutiny on the BountyApril 27: Oviri (The Wolf at the Door)
Prices above are for all four films in the series. Series tickets may be purchased at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM's three sites, or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Box Office at 206.654.3121.Single admission tickets if available at the door: $8.