Classic Movie Hub (CMH)

Billy Budd Overview:

Billy Budd (1962) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Peter Ustinov and produced by Peter Ustinov and A. Ronald Lubin.

Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorTerence StampNominated

BlogHub Articles:

On Blu-ray: Billy Budd (1962) and The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)

By KC on Sep 28, 2018 From Classic Movies

While Billy Budd (1962) and The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) take widely different approaches to a period milieu, they are both at their best when they spotlight their charismatic performers. The literary-sourced Budd and life-based Bean were recently released on Blu-ray from Warner Archi... Read full article

Billy Budd (1962)

By Beatrice on Sep 13, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Billy Budd Directed by Peter Ustinov Written by Peter Ustinov and DeWitt Bodeen from the play by Louis O. Coxe and Robert H. Chapman based on the novel by Herman Melville 1962/UK Allied Artists Pictures/Anglo Allied First viewing/Netflix rental The acting is the thing in this symbolic maritime tr... Read full article

See all Billy Budd articles

Quotes from

Philip Seymour, 1st Lieutenant: They're talking about reform in the House of Commons.
Captain Nathaniel, Rights of Man: You know what that means - it means their reforms are nearly a century overdue.

Captain Vere: Master-at-Arms, you possess too much knowledge for such a lowly post.
Master At Arms Claggert: Why, thank you, Sir.
Captain Vere: [impatiently] It's no flattery, Mr. Claggert. It's a melancholy fact!

Billy Budd: It's wrong to flog a man. It's against his being a man.

read more quotes from Billy Budd...

Facts about

Favorite film of actor Jeff Bridges.
Terence Stamp's film debut.
Finnish censorship visa # 66146.
read more facts about Billy Budd...
Share this page:

Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1962

See more Best Supporting Actor awards>>
Also directed by Peter Ustinov

More about Peter Ustinov >>
Also produced by Peter Ustinov

More about Peter Ustinov >>
Also released in 1962

See All 1962 films >>
More "Book-Based" films

See All "Book-Based" films >>
More "Based on Play" films

See All "Based on Play" films >>
More "Sailors / The Sea" films

See All "Sailors / The Sea" films >>