Trivia: When Bligh tells Christian not to touch the chief's daughter, the chief is offended. Once Bligh has been told of this - Christian knows; it was him who said to the translator, "You better tell the Captain himself; I don't think he'd believe me" - he sends for Christian, who feigns complete ignorance and prolongs the discussion, until Bligh has to order Christian to have sex with the girl. Christian says "Well, I'll do my best, " and leaves with a smile on his face. Maimiti accompanied Christian to Pitcairn, in real life, and had 3 children with him until he died at a very young age of 29. And, in real life, Brando and the actress who played Maimiti were married for 10 years and had 4 children together.
Continuity mistake: During the dinner scene with Bligh, Christian, Young and Fryer, watch the wedge of cheddar cheese magically change size.
Captain Bligh: While our mission remains unfulfilled I'm not in any port, Mr Fryer, I'm command where you may find one day it's always lonely. You see, command allows no intimacies. You can hardly expect unquestioning obedience from last night's partner in a debauch.
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