ship that died of shame and other stories by Nicholas Monsarrat

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Published by Chivers in Bath .

Written in English

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  • Short stories, English.

Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Cassell, 1959.

Book details

StatementNicholas Monsarrat.
The Physical Object
Pagination357p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17437440M
ISBN 100859974839

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And "I Was There" sums of up the spirit of Dunkirk like no other book. An ideal book to while away a few hours/5(6). The Ship That Died Of Shame on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ship That Died Of Shame. the ship that died of shame () I've had a good deal to do with ships - too much, maybe - and if there's one thing I know about them, it is that they are not alive.

They are made of wood and metal, and nothing else: they don't have souls, they don't have wills of their own, they don't talk back but I'd better start at. Directed by Basil Dearden. With Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna.

A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling innocuous black market items into post-war Britain, but through greed they graduate to more sinister cargo/10().

Editions for The Ship That Died of Shame: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published i. The Ship That Died of Shame - The Ship That Died of Shame audiobook, by Nicholas Monsarrat Crime, mystery, adventure, thrills—all are to be found in this short-story collection commencing with “The Ship That Died of Shame,” in which a former navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in postwar society.

In “The Reconciliation,” a husband employs private. Crime, Mystery, Adventure, Thrills - all to be found in this short story collection commencing with 'The Ship that Died of Shame', where a former Navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in post-war society.

A further nine stories complete a volume which contains many twists and turns and hard hitting drama. Buy The Ship That Died of Shame by Nicholas Monsarrat from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

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Crime, mystery, adventure, thrills - all are to be found in this short-story collection commencing with "The Ship That Died of Shame", in which a former navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in postwar society.

In "The Reconciliation", a husband employs private. THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME. Type of media Film. Director(s) Basil Dearden Cast includes Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna, Roland Culver, Bernard Lee. Cut This work was cut. To obtain this category cuts were required but the details are not : Richard Attenborough.

The Ship That Died of Shame tempers its moralizing with some first-rate comedy vignettes during the renovation sequences.

The film was shorn of nearly 15 minutes and retitled PT Raiders for its first American run, but both original title and full running time were restored for television. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi. The Ship That Died of Shame by Nicholas Monsarrat. A collection of World War II stories by Nicholas Monsarrat.

Contents: A collection of 11 short stories rangeing from South Africa to England to Canada. The ship that died of shame --Licensed to kill --The man who wanted a mark nine --The Thousand Islands snatch --I was there --The dinner party --Oh to be in England. -- The list -- The reconciliation -- Up the garden path -- Post-script.

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The Ship That Died of Shame, along with The Cruel Sea, are probably his best known works, but if you want a real story, read "Licensed to Kill" - uncannily like the book "First Blood", but predates it by several decades.

And "I Was There" sums of up the spirit of Dunkirk like no other book. An ideal book to while away a few hours/5(6). Book Overview This collection of 11 short stories ranges from South Africa to England to Canada.

The title story takes us on board a small gunboat with a distinguished WW II record; the shame is that it is being used as a smuggler. The Ship That Died Of Shame - Trailer With a highly original premise taken from the Saturday Evening Post story by Monsarrat, this movie starts in an exciting fashion and seldom slows down to take.

the ship that died of shame. Thread starter ET(MESM with my dad but cant find it any where just wondering if any 1 else can remember this film its about a offshore rescue ship which ends up being used for smuggling.

cant remember much more. polariod Lantern Swinger. #2 I'am sure there is a book of the same name maybe by. The Ship That Died of Shame was based on a short story by Nicholas Monsarrat.

Monsarrat was an extremely popular writer at the time although he is now all but forgotten. His best-known book was The Cruel Sea and like much of his fiction, including The Ship That Died of Shame, it was inspired by his wartime service in the Royal Navy. An element of fantasy enters the storyline, adapted from a novel by Nicholas Monsarrat of The Cruel Sea fame, as the ship reveals its "soul" and revolts against the crew's criminal practices.

The underlying theme of The Ship That Died of Shame was the difficulty faced by many servicemen as they returned to civilian life after the war.

Montserrat. NicholasThe Ship That Died Of Shame (PAN G)Pan Books Ltd, London,1st thus. paperback, VG, pp including Postcript by Montserrat, tight binding, no loose pages, no inscriptions, page edges lightly foxed, pulp fiction, collectible fiction.

In Ealing Studios produced The Ship that Died of Shame, an effective and atmospheric black and white film, featuring George Baker as a pliable Randall, and Richard Attenborough as the progressively nastier Hoskins.

The film follows the Monsarrat novella with reasonable faithfulness, starting with the same disclaimer in a voice-over by Randall. Buy The Ship That Died of Shame by Nicholas Monsarrat from Waterstones today.

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The Ship That Died of Shame (Apr) Director: Basil Dearden. Writers: Basil Dearden; Michael Relph; John Whiting. From novel by: Nicholas Monsarrat. Keywords: Crime. Name Occupation Birth DeathKnown for; Richard Attenborough: Film Director: Aug Aug Gandhi: George Baker: Actor: 1-Apr 7-Oct Ruth Rendell Mysteries.

Crime, mystery, adventure, thrills—all are to be found in this short-story collection commencing with "The Ship That Died of Shame," in which a former navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in postwar society.

In "The Reconciliation," a husband employs private detecti. Crime, mystery, adventure, thrills-all are to be found in this short-story collection commencing with "The Ship That Died of Shame," in which a former navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in postwar society.

In "The Reconciliation," a husband employs private detectives but then changes his mind about a divorce once their findings are revealed. In. The least of the five pictures, The Ship That Died of Shame (not to be confused with USS VD: Ship of Shame, which suffered from guilt of an entirely different sort) is still a quite good crime thriller/fantasy that at times plays like a protracted episode of The Twilight Zone (the episode "You Drive" in particular).

The fantasy elements are. The Weymouth filming of The Ship That Died of Shame used a torpedo boat that had been left over from the war and a Lt Commander as an advisor. THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME. Type of media Video. Approved Running time 88m 4s. Director(s) Basil Dearden Cast includes Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna, Roland Culver, Bernard Lee.

Cut This work was passed uncut. PGActors: Richard Attenborough. The Great Ealing Film Challenge The Ship That Died of Shame () Film no. 12 was going to be Against the Wind but given George Baker’s death yesterday, I thought we’d look at one of his two Ealing appearances, in The Ship that Died of Shame, a.

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IX, PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed. Some foxing. Good. x 10 short stories such as: The ship that died of shame, where a war time Motor Gun Boat refused to continue smuggling after her decommissioning from the Royal Navy. Seller Inventory # Weymouth resident Alan Wolsey has pointed out that we missed The Ship That Died of Shame, which was partly filmed at Weymouth harbour in the s.

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Tweet. Film details. some crew begin to sense that unusual mechanical faults are caused by the ship herself, acting up out of resentment of the ill use she is being put to. Cast & Credits.remembering the ship of shame when the world turned its back on a ship of jewish refugees inhundreds were doomed to die in nazi death camps, including a coconut creek man's younger brother.

The Ship That Died of Shame (Rank Organisation, ). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Australian Daybill (" X 30").

Crime. Starring Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna, Roland Culver, and Bernard Lee.

Directed by Basil Dearden. An unrestored Australian daybill with bright color and a clean overall appearance.

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