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Billy Budd

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[[Performer~P318442~Herman Melville~hermanmelville]]'s short novel Billy Budd is adapted for the screen, distinguished by [[Performer~P98076~Robert Krasker~robertkrasker]]'s expressive black-and-white cinematography and [[Performer~P114937~Peter Ustinov~peterustinov]]'s crisp direction. [[Performer~P67541~Terence Stamp~terencestamp]] is Billy Budd, a seaman forced to serve in the British Navy during the war between England and France in 1797. Billy looks upon all men as inherently good and, although his...more

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