Mutiny (1952 film)

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Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Produced by Frank King
Maurice King
Written by Hollister Noble (story)
Philip Yordan (writer) and
Sidney Harmon (writer)
Charles O'Neal (additional dialogue)
Starring Mark Stevens
Angela Lansbury
Patric Knowles
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Cinematography Ernest Laszlo
Edited by Frank Sullivan
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • March 5, 1952 (1952-03-05) (New York City)
  • March 12, 1952 (1952-03-12) (Los Angeles)
  • March 19, 1952 (1952-03-19) (United States)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mutiny is a 1952 American Technicolor adventure film directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was produced by the King Brothers Productions and based on a story by Hollister Noble; the two parties also collaborating on Drums in the Deep South.

Plot summary

During the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall has to run the blockade of the US coast being operated by the British, in order to collect a war loan obtained from France, which is being paid in gold bullion. His first mate is Ben Waldridge, a former Royal Navy captain who was cashiered by the Navy. Waldridge has his former gun crew along with him and, when they realize that there is gold coming on board, they plot mutiny. Leslie, Waldridge's gold-loving former sweetheart, arrives at the same time.



  • "A-Rovin'" (Traditional sea shanty)
  • "Sailor's Holiday" (Traditional sea shanty)

Comic book adaptation


  1. ^ "Movie Love #16". Grand Comics Database. 

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