About

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

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Directed by

Peter Ustinov

Written by

Peter Ustinov (Screenplay)
DeWitt Bodeen (Screenplay)
Herman Melville (Novel)
Louis O. Coxe (Theatre Play)
Robert H. Chapman (Theatre Play)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The men! The mutiny! The might of the greatest adventure classic of the high seas!

Cast

Keywords

court case homicide mutiny war ship

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role