Cinema: The New Pictures, Sep. 5, 1960

Under Ten Flags (Dino de Laurentiis; Paramount), a somewhat better than fair sea-fight thriller, brings back to the screen the most feared man ever to wear the uniform of a British sailor. As Captain Bligh, Charles Laughton roasted the barnacles off Fletcher Christian 25 years ago, and he is still awesome as he bites off his words, chews them three times and then spits them out as if he did not like the taste. This time, as befits his age and rancor, Actor Laughton is a shore-based admiral who, toward the beginning of World...

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