H.M.S. Bounty


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Noun1.H.M.S. Bounty - a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat
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Between 1790 and 1792, Peter Heywood, a Royal Navy midshipman on the H.M.S. Bounty, was accused of mutiny but ultimately acquitted.
Here's where you may need a true history refresher: Once a British penal colony, Norfolk Island is populated by the descendants of the H.M.S. Bounty's mutineers and their Tahitian captives, who were made famous in the 1962 Marlon Brando film "Mutiny on the Bounty."
Andersen might have cited the razing of the old Nickodell's outside the gates of Paramount, the metastasis of strip malls all over the city, the simulacrum effect of the cleaned-up Hollywood Boulevard, the mall-ification of the once blessedly fallow real estate around the now-shrunken Farmer's Market, and the transformation of so many of the city's quiddities into Disneyfied tourist traps; alternatively, he could have highlighted the venerable landmarks that remain--like Boardner's bar, Musso & Frank's, H.M.S. Bounty on Wilshire, Victor's Deli down by the railroad yard, the Rose Bowl Flea Market, Cantor's, the Pantry on Eighth Street.