“Mutiny on the Bounty” quotes(1935)
Plot – William Bligh is the captain of the British Bounty ship, which navigates the oceans at the end of '700. He's a brute who flogs and starves his crew, until the officer in second, Fletcher Christian, leads a revolt and the captain is abandoned on a boat with his most faithful sailors. When Bligh returns to the homeland, he looks for the crew members and makes them to be sentenced to death. Fortunately the group obtains the sovereign grace.
All actors – Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan, Dudley Digges, Donald Crisp, Henry Stephenson, Francis Lister, Spring Byington, Movita, Mamo Clarkshow all
“Mutiny on the Bounty” Quotes 16 quotes
“They respect but one law - the law of fear. I expect you to carry out whatever orders I give, whenever I give them.”
“- Bligh: Mr. Christian, I give you your last chance to return to duty.
- Christian: I'll take my chance against the law. You'll take yours against the sea.”
“- Lord Hood: Have you anything to say before the sentence of this court is passed upon you?
- Byam: Milord, much as I desire to live, I'm not afraid to die.”
“- Ellison: Thomas Ellison, sir. Pressed into service. I've got a wife, a baby!
- Bligh: I asked your name, not the history of your misfortunes.”
“They ask only the freedom that England expects for every man.”
“I'll live to see you - all of you - hanging from the highest yardarm in the British fleet.”
“He doesn't punish men for discipline. He likes to see men crawl.”
“The ship's company will remember that I am your captain, your judge, and your jury. You do your duty and we may get along. Whatever happens, you'll do your duty.”
“I don't try to justify his crime, his mutiny, but I condemn the tyranny that drove him to it.”
“You have obtained degrees from the Navy, but you have not got our admiration.”
“I've never known a better seaman, but as a man, he's a snake.”
“Sometimes, I'd like to push his poison down his own throat.”
“- Christian: The prisoner is dead, sir!
- Bligh: Never mind, continue with the punishment!”