It`'s not so much a cold, windswept journey along the river from Putney to Mortlake as Chariots Of Fire meets Captain Bligh
Clark Gable and Charles Laughton starred as Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh
respectively and were both nominated for Oscars.
Those mariners are British sailor Arthur Phillip, French navigator Laperouse, Captain Bligh
of the Bounty, Spaniard Alejandro Malaspina, George Vancouver, and cartographer Matthew Flinders.
, of course, was a victim of the infamous 'mutiny on the Bounty' revolt of 1789 but miraculously survived his ordeal.
I thought Lenny might have more trouble with his ratings than Captain Bligh
was an autocratic character, and when the ship ran short of water he announced that the plants in the hold should have preference over the crew.
July 28: Mutiny On the Bounty (1935), Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, as noble Fletcher Christian and loathsome Captain Bligh
, do fierce battle on a cruise to Tahiti.
There's a lot more to Captain Bligh
than the Bounty, mutiny and convicts.
He is either the South Pole or South Florida, Ozzy Osbourne or Ozzie Nelson, Captain Kangaroo or Captain Bligh
With Paul Collingwood showing all the skippering skills of Captain Bligh
, it's no wonder Andrew Strauss is 7-4 favourite to lead England in their next Twenty20 match (in late August against the Aussies).
Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson (above) play Captain Bligh
and Fletcher Christian respectively in this epic, impressive retelling of the true-life mutiny on the Bounty, which saw a ship's crew rebel against their strict skipper during a trip to Tahiti in 1789.
Houghall Horticultural Society, talk, St Vincent, Captain Bligh
, The Bounty and Breadfruit, by Mike Whatmore, Conference Hall, Houghall College, Durham, 7.