Pitcairn: Island at the Edge of Time
Fletcher Christian and the mutineers from The Bounty sank their ship and settled on Pitcairn, the most remote island in the Pacific. This is their story over two centuries. Then came three generations of Chauvels (beginning with Charles Chauvels film, "In the Wake of the Bounty", to provide intimate perspectives on the descendants of the mutineers on this island that has been both paradise and hell.
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Birth of a Community
In the Wake of the Bounty
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Adamstown Andrew Young arrived arrowroot ashore atoll Auckland beautiful Big Fence birds Bligh boat Bounty Bay Bounty's breadfruit British called canoes Captain cargo cave Chauvels Christmas church cliffs coconut colourful Cook coral crew dance dialect early Elsa English equipment film fish Fletcher Christian French girls goats Graham Wragg Henderson Island Hill of Difficulty John Adams kilometres lagoon land later Laval living longboats Magistrate Mangareva McCoy metres Millie miro mutineers night Nobbs Norfolk Island ocean Oeno Pacific Papeete pastor Pitcairn Island Pitkern Polynesian Pomare Queen Queensland Quintal radio reef Rick Rikitea rocks Rope Sabbath sailing sailors seemed ship ship's shore stamps Steve Christian stone surf Tahiti Tahitian Taporo Taro Tasman Tedside Thursday October Christian timber took trees tropical vessel visited Pitcairn visitors voyage Warren weather wife wind women Zealand