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Billy Budd(1962)

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Brief Synopsis

Adaptation of Herman Melville's classic tale of a ship's captain caught between an innocent young sailor and an evil officer.

Cast & Crew

Peter Ustinov Director
Terence Stamp Billy Budd
Peter Ustinov Capt. Edward Fairfax Vere
Robert Ryan Master-at-Arms John Claggart
Melvyn Douglas The Dansker
Ronald Lewis Jenkins
David McCallum Lieutenant Wyatt
John Neville Lieut. John Ratcliffe
Paul Rogers Lieut. Philip Seymour
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 30 Oct 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Allied Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Anglo-Allied Pictures
Duration(mins):  123 Country:  United Kingdom
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Great Performaance by Robert Ryan!

    Marlene Rantz 2013-11-15

    I, too, was very touched by this movie! Considering this was Terence Stamp's debut movie, he got off to a great start with his excellent performance!... MORE>

  • Billy Bud

    darcy fickett 2013-11-11

    This is a heart wrenching movie. I watched it at 6pm on TWC. I watched this movie with no expectation of feeling anything, however before the move was half... MORE>

  • Completely Compelling

    Muriel 2013-02-03

    This was one of my favorite movies when I was a kid. I thought Robert Ryan was a genius even then. The TCM article says that the Captain's final... MORE>