"Billy Budd" quotes

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When a good-hearted sailor accidentally kills the master-at-arms, his superiors have to decide whether to hang him or set him free.

Director: Peter Ustinov
Writer: Louis O. Coxe, Robert H. Chapman, Herman Melville
Production: N/A
Year: 1962
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 12 Nov 1962
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 8 nominations total

19 Clips

Cast

John Claggart - Master of Arms - Robert Ryan
Edwin Fairfax Vere - Post Captain Royal Navy - Peter Ustinov
The Dansker - Sailmaker - Melvyn Douglas
Philip Seymour - First Lieutenant - Paul Rogers
Julian Radcliffe - Second Lieutenant - John Neville
Steven Wyatt - Gunnery Officer - David McCallum
Enoch Jenkins - Maintopman - Ronald Lewis
Squeak - Assistant to Mr. Claggart - Lee Montague
Alan Payne - Maintopman - Thomas Heathcote
William O'Daniel - Maintopman - Ray McAnally
Arnold Talbot - Maintopman - Robert Brown
Neil Kincaid - Maintopman - John Meillon
Alfred Hallam - Captain of Marines - Cyril Luckham
Nathaniel Graveling - Ship's Master, Rights of Man - Niall MacGinnis
Amos Leonard - First Mate, Rights of Man - Victor Brooks
Charles Mathews - Merchant Seaman, Rights of Man - Barry Keegan
Billy Budd - Merchant Seaman, Rights of Man - Terence Stamp
Dubbing - John Hewer
Ship's Cook - Bob Head
Marine - George Leech
Crewman HMS Avenger - Jack Sharp
Young Rating - Ian Whittaker
Crewman HMS Avenger - Fred Wood