The ship is more popularly known for the Mutiny on the Bounty
, the subject of two films.
A best-picture Oscar for Gentleman's Agreement, the 1947 film starring Gregory Peck, sold for $492,000 (PS390,850), while a best picture statuette for 1935's Mutiny On The Bounty
fetched $240,000 (PS190,650).
Which British actor starred in Brief Encounter, Mutiny on the Bounty
and Ryan's Daughter?
Clark Gable starred as Christian in the 1935 film Mutiny On The Bounty
, Marlon Brando (pictured) played the role in 1962 and Mel Gibson in 1984.
1817: Captain Bligh, captain of The Bounty (replica used in the movie Mutiny on the Bounty
, pictured), died in London.
The tall ship Bounty, featured in the Marlon Brando movie "Mutiny on the Bounty
,'' sank during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
3 THE BOUNTY (1984) MEL GIBSON as Fletcher Christian star in this version of the real-life mutiny on The Bounty
The crew abandoned the 55-meter (180-foot) three-mast HMS Bounty, built in 1960 for the film "Mutiny on the Bounty
" starring Marlon Brando, before it sank in the fierce seas, its owner said.
Mutiny on the Bounty
(RTE One, 7.35am - 10.55am) Maritime adventure, starring Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard.
Unlike the well-known mutiny on the Bounty
, in which mutineers took over the ship and set the captain adrift in a small boat with his supporters, most mutinies were more like worker strikes.
- The very first authentic re-enactment of Captain Bligh's Mutiny on the Bounty
Boat --This morning (April 9th), all eyes were on four brave, adrenalin-fuelled adventurers at the official launch of the Talisker Bounty Boat expedition in Sydney, Australia.
After searching for months for a crew crazy enough to join him, Australian adventurer Don McIntyre has assembled the team to join him on his 4000-mile reenactment voyage, which will retrace Captain Bligh's historic trip after the mutiny on the Bounty
221 years ago.