Winner '35:
First Saw It:
Mutiny on the Bounty
August 12, 2006, at the LaSalle Bank Cinema in Chicago, IL
Bridesmaids: Alice Adams, Broadway Melody of 1936, Captain Blood, David Copperfield, The Informer, Lives of a Bengal Lancer, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Les Misérables, Naughty Marietta, Ruggles of Red Gap, Top Hat
My Vote: ?? – right now I'd say Alice, but my sampling is too small
Overlooked: The 39 Steps


Mutiny on the Bounty
Director: Frank Lloyd. Cast: Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Eddie Quillan, Dudley Digges, Herbert Mundin, Donald Crisp, Stanley Fields, Douglas Walton, Vernon Dowling, Movita, Mamo, Henry Stephenson, Spring Byington, Marion Clayton, Francis Lister, Charles Irwin, Crauford Kent. Screenplay: Jules Furthman, Talbot Jennings, and Carey Wilson (based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall).


Photo © 1935 MGM
Not yet reviewed in full. B+

(in August 2006: B)


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Frank Lloyd
Best Actor: Clark Gable
Best Actor: Charles Laughton
Best Actor: Franchot Tone
Best Screenplay: Jules Furthman, Talbot Jennings, and Carey Wilson
Best Film Editing: Margaret Booth
Best Original Score: Herbert Stothart

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Laughton; also cited for Ruggles of Red Gap)

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