Lipton’s Journal/February 21, 1955/626

From Project Mailer

And Laughton. What an incredible sense of the homosexual sadist, the sex-repressing officer. Mutiny on the Bounty is the source of The Caine Mutiny, but with what a dramatic difference. For Fletcher Christian is the man who goes native, while Bligh, totally sadistic before sexual expression (the most minor infraction of discipline), is also the great leading mother-figure once he gets in the boat with the men (orphans, sex-denyers, that is sex deniers) who have elected to come with him. Now he knows sex will not be in the air, and so he can be a great seaman. (Semen)