Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Judgment Day” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Judgment Day
Elmer Rice
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Judgment Day

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  1 rating  ·  1 review
"A melodrama in three acts" inspired by the trial of those accused of setting the Reichstag fire in Germany that helped the nazis seize power. The play doesn't directly refer to the Recihstag. Instead it's set in a fictional country in Southeastern Europe & the trial is of people accused of attempting to assassinate the "Minister-President" of the "National Party".
hardback, 201 pages
Published 1934 by Coward-McCann, Inc.
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Judgment Day, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Judgment Day

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-2
really liked it Average rating 4.00  · 
Rating details
 ·  1 rating  ·  1 review

More filters
Sort order
Start your review of Judgment Day
Jan 08, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: plays
It's interesting that so many bks that I add to my bkshelves here can't be found in the already existing database. This particular play is important as a commentary on the political machinations invoking "patriotism" for the destruction of civil liberties. Given that it's inspired by the nazi rise to power thru civil-liberties-curtailing after the burning of the Reichstag (German Parliament) bldg in Germany in the early 1930s & that it was written when that subject was topical, it's ...more
marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Elmer Rice was an American playwright and novelist.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »