Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor (1979)

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Filmmaker David Lean is scouting locations in Tahiti for a feature film about the famous mutiny on the HMS Bounty. His property master, Eddie Fowlie, discovers the whereabouts of an anchor ... See full summary »

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Filmmaker David Lean is scouting locations in Tahiti for a feature film about the famous mutiny on the HMS Bounty. His property master, Eddie Fowlie, discovers the whereabouts of an anchor which had belonged to Captain Cook, and historians and experts arrive to examine it before an attempt is made to raise it and bring it to land. Written by Anonymous

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TV Documentary made by David Lean while he was preparing to shoot a remake of Mutiny on the Bounty. The remake was eventually made as The Bounty (1984), directed by Roger Donaldson. See more »

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