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Set in the year 1783 aboard H.M.S. Indomitable, then at war with the French, an innocent young sailor is hung from the ship's mast as a result of violence and corruption among the crew.
Did You Know?
In a 2004 interview, William Shatner
recalled that this live production got off to a shaky start when star Basil Rathbone
got his foot caught in a bucket and was unable to deliver his first few lines. See more
Version of Billy Budd