THE CAST INCLUDES
/ Nominated (THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIII, THE BARRETTS OF
WIMPOLE STREET, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION,
ADVISE AND CONSENT)
Gable / Nominated (SAN FRANCISCO, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT,
GONE WITH THE WIND, THE MISFITS)
Franchot Tone / Nominated (FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO, THREE COMRADES,
PHANTOM LADY, ADVISE AND CONSENT, IN HARM'S WAY)
With Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quilland, Dudley Digges, Henry Stephenson,
Spring Byington, Movita, and Donald Crisp.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
Irving Thalberg (1899-1936) was considered MGM's boy wonder
of the early thirties. He was married to actress Norma Shearer.
He was responsible for many films, including: MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
and ROMEO AND JULIET. He also hired the Marx Brothers.
NOTES & TRIVA
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY was made from the Charles Nordhoff-James
Hall novel, which was based on the 1787 mutiny.
Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone all received Oscar
nominations. It was the only time three actors in a single film
were all contestants for the same Oscar.
Remade in 1962 with Marlon Brando.
1985's THE BOUNTY was also based on the same story.
OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS
BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936
THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
RUGGLES OF RED GAP