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|Named Person:||Herman Melville; Louis Osborne Coxe; Robert Harris Chapman|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Ustinov; DeWitt Bodeen; Antony Hopkins; Robert Krasker; Louis Osborne Coxe; Robert Harris Chapman; Jack Harris; Robert Ryan; Melvyn Douglas; Paul Rogers; John Neville; David McCallum; Ronald Lewis; Lee Montague; Thomas Heathcote; Terence Stamp; Herman Melville; Anglo-Allied Pictures, Ltd.; Allied Artists Pictures Corporation.; Allied Artists Entertainment, Inc.
|Notes:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the play Billy Budd by Louis O. Coxe and Robert H. Chapman, from the novel Billy Budd foretopman, by Herman Melville.
|Credits:||Music, Antony Hopkins; director of photography, Robert Krasker; film editor, Jack Harris.|
|Cast:||Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Terence Stamp, Paul Rogers, John Neville, David McCallum, Ronald Lewis.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dobly stereo.|
|Series Title:||Allied Artists classics.|
|Other Titles:||Billy Budd|
|Responsibility:||Allied Artists Pictures Corporation ; Anglo-Allied Pictures, Ltd. ; produced and directed by Peter Ustinov ; screenplay by Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen.|
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"Set in 1797, Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is a young, naïve seaman on a British Man-o-war. When the sadistic Master-at-arms John Claggart (Robert Ryan) is murdered, Billy is accused and tried. Budd's strong belief in goodness is threatened by Claggart's equally strong force of evil; the consequences are both tragic and lasting"--Container.
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