The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer
Fri, May 18th, 2018 | 7:00 pm


Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable filmmakers, writers, legal scholars, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.

The Caine Mutiny (1954)
After relieving a U.S. Naval captain of his command on the USS Caine, a first officer faces court martial for mutiny. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Starring Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray. 124 min.


Naval historian Craig L. Symonds is Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History at the U.S. Naval War College. Harold Holzer is Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.


Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6–8 pm). No advance reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society Members receive priority.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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