Billy Budd


Billy Budd

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Robert Ryan

John Claggart, Master d'Arms

Peter Ustinov

Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain

Melvyn Douglas

The Dansker, sailmaker

Paul Rogers

Philip Seymour, 1st Lieutenant


H.M.S. Avenger is headed into battle against the French fleet during the Napoleonic Wars, and the dark shadow of two recent mutinies in the English fleet concern Captain Vere. He relies on his cruel and often sadistic Master-at-Arms John Claggert to maintain what he believes to be tenuous order and discipline aboard the ship. When a new seaman, Billy Budd, is pressed into service from a passing merchantman, his innocent, happy-go-lucky attitude quickly endears him to both ... more

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Thanks for that comment good to know.24 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.

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thanks21 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





Classic brilliance03 December 2011

Powerful and well acted film. Dated? Yes, of course, but still a powerful drama. Worth seeing.





Billy Budd18 November 2011

Well made and acted entertaining historical Classic drama. Worth a viewing.





thanks for the comment30 July 2011

gives us info about the movie





Thanks for that comment good to know10 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

type casting




Powerful story04 February 2011

A classic. Herman Melville's short novel comes to life in distinguished black and white cinematography

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QUESTION01 February 2011

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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