Billy Budd Movie Review 1962

Information and Film Reviews for Billy Budd the Movie

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The classic Melville good-evil allegory adapted to film, dealing with a British warship in the late 1700s, and its struggle between evil master-at-arms and innocent shipmate. Stamp's screen debut as the naive Billy who is tried for the murder of the sadistic first mate. Well directed and acted.

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CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 123 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adventure Drama, Sail Away
Screenplay
Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen
Cast
Terence Stamp, Peter Ustinov, Robert Ryan, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers, John Neville, Ronald Lewis, David McCallum, John Meillon
Cinematography
Robert Krasker
Director
Peter Ustinov
Producer
Anglo-Allied Productions

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