|Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor|
|Directed by||David Lean|
|Written by|| Robert Bolt |
|Produced by||George Andrews |
|Cinematography||Eddie Fowlie |
|Edited by||David Reed|
|Distributed by||South Pacific Television|
Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor, also known as Lost and Found: The Story of an Anchor, is a 1979 New Zealand documentary television film directed and co-written by David Lean.
Filmmaker David Lean is scouting locations in Tahiti for a feature film about the famous mutiny on HMS Bounty. His property master, Eddie Fowlie, discovers the whereabouts of an anchor which had belonged to Captain James Cook, and historians and experts arrive to examine it before an attempt is made to raise it and bring it to land.
The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty occurred in the South Pacific Ocean on 28 April 1789. Disaffected crewmen, led by acting-Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him and eighteen loyalists adrift in the ship's open launch. The mutineers variously settled on Tahiti or on Pitcairn Island. Bligh navigated more than 3,500 nautical miles in the launch to reach safety, and began the process of bringing the mutineers to justice.
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Cricket is recorded as having been played on Norfolk Island, an external territory of Australia, as early as 1838, by soldiers stationed on the island. It continued to be played after the island was settled in 1856 by Pitcairn Islanders, descended from the mutineers of the Bounty and of mixed European and Polynesian stock. John Patteson, an ex-first-class cricketer and future Bishop of Melanesia, was a missionary on Norfolk during that period. From 1876 until well into the 20th century, a match was played annually on Bounty Day, the national holiday, a tradition that was resumed in 1997. In 2001, it was reported that there were three clubs on the island, regular tours from the Australian mainland, and a junior development program, assisted by the New South Wales Cricket Association (NSWCA). Norfolk Island's cricket ground is located at Kingston Oval, which is the oldest cricket pitch in the Southern Hemisphere used since 1838, now with artificial matting overlooked by Kingston's convict-era buildings, which are World Heritage Sites.