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Billy Budd

1962
2h 3m
Adventure/Drama/War
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Cast

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

Director

Peter Ustinov

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Synopsis

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

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