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Billy Budd

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
In this film based on the Herman Melville novel, handsome, young Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) joins the British navy during wartime, where his skill quickly makes him a trusted crew member. However, sinister master-at-arms Claggart (Robert Ryan), secretly jealous of Billy, accuses him of treason. Billy strikes Claggart in anger, causing him to fall and die. Capt. Vere (Peter Ustinov) feels pity for Billy but believes that maritime law requires that Billy be executed for killing an officer.

Cast: Robert Ryan , Terence Stamp , Melvyn Douglas , Peter Ustinov , John Neville , Ronald Lewis , Lee Montague , Paul Rogers

Director: Peter Ustinov

Genres: Drama

Billy Budd (1962)

Release Date: November 12th, 1962|2 hr. 3 min.

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