Mutiny on the Blackhawk

Mutiny on the Blackhawk

66 mins | Adventure | July 31, 1939

Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical paradise, and battle scenes between enraged California settlers and the Mexican Army.

Mutiny on the Blackhawk

66 mins | Adventure | July 31, 1939

Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical paradise, and battle scenes between enraged California settlers and the Mexican Army.
Producers Universal Pictures
Original title Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Directors Christy Cabanne
Writers Ben Pivar, Michael L. Simmons

Cast

Richard Arlen

as Capt. Robert Lawrence

Andy Devine

as Slim Collins

Constance Moore

as Helen Bailey

Noah Beery

as Captain of the 'Blackhawk'

Guinn Williams

as Blake - the First Mate

Mala

as Wani - Native Slave Leader

Thurston Hall

as Sam Bailey

Sandra Kane

as Tania Bailey

Paul Fix

as Jock - a Sailor

Richard Lane

as Kit Carson

Mabel Albertson

as The Widow

Charles Trowbridge

as Gen. Fremont

Peter Potter

as Sailor

Byron Foulger

as Coombs - a Sailor

Francisco Marán

as Gen. Romero

Eddy Waller

as Parson

Mamo Clark

as Mamo

Budd Buster

as Settler Joe

Harry Cording

as Bos'un

Jim Farley

as Ship's Officer

Martin Faust

as Helmsman

Edward LeSaint

as Leader of Protesting Settlers

Ben Lewis

as Colonel's Orderly (uncredited)

George Lloyd

as Ship's Officer

Murdock MacQuarrie

as Bill - a Settler

James C. Morton

as Ship's Cook

Edwin Stanley

as Chief of Army Intelligence