The "Caine" mutiny court-martial

a play by Herman Wouk based on hisnovel "The Caine Mutiny". by Herman Wouk

Publisher: Cape in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 127 Downloads: 143
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Edition Notes

Originally published, Doubleday, 1954.

The Physical Object
Pagination127p.,20cm
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16203047M

The "Caine" mutiny court-martial by Herman Wouk Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a court martial has been adapted by the author into suspenseful evening of theatre. A young lieutenant is relieved his captain of command in the midst of a typhoon on the grounds that the captain, Queeg is a psychopath in crisis and commanded the ship and its /5(6).

When the Caine arrives back in port, proceedings for a court martial begin immediately. Queeg is kept on shore to undergo a lengthy psychological examination, but Maryk is ordered to take the Caine back out to help with some urgent escort by: Philip Francis Queeg - A young, ambitious, self-described "bookman," he presents one of the great mysteries of The Caine Mutiny.

He acts stubbornly, rashly, and harshly in many circumstances, but the whether the symptoms actually add up to a clinical case of paranoia, as his men claim, is not clear.

Directed by Robert Altman. With Eric Bogosian, Jeff Daniels, Brad Davis, Peter Gallagher. A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".7/10(). The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication inas one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple/5.

"The Caine Mutiny" is one of my favorite war novels and movies. This production solely focuses on the Court Martial trial, of course. This film will make zero sense to a viewer who has not either seen the movie or, preferably, read the book.

The clear goal here was to Rating: PG. The movie was based on Herman Wouk's book, as is the Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, which is a two act play the Wouk wrote to adapt the novel for the theater.

The Court-Martial play focuses only on the end of the story, the If you've ever watched the Caine Mutiny movie, you are familiar with the story/5. The Caine Mutiny (Court Martial) -movie--Whether the personality suggested here resembles one or more current and past politicians is left for the reader to consider.