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Billy Budd (film) Quotes

Billy Budd (film) is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . Billy Budd ended in 1970.

It features Peter Ustinov as producer, Antony Hopkins in charge of musical score, and Robert Krasker as head of cinematography.

Billy Budd (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Billy Budd (film) is 123 minutes long. Billy Budd (film) is distributed by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation.

The cast includes: Terence Stamp as Billy Budd, and Ronald Lewis as Jenkins.

Billy Budd (film) Quotes

Terence Stamp as Billy Budd

  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Tell me in all ignorance do you dare understand me, then?"
  • (Terence Stamp) "I think so, sir."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Why did Jenkins die?"
  • (Terence Stamp) "You did not wish his death."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "No, I did not."
  • (Terence Stamp) "You didn't even hate him. I think that sometimes you hate yourself. I was thinking, sir, the nights are lonely. Perhaps I could talk with you between watches when you've nothing else to do."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Lonely. What do you know of loneliness?"
  • (Terence Stamp) "Them's alone that want to be."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Nights are long. Conversation helps pass the time."
  • (Terence Stamp) "Can I talk to you again, then? It would mean a lot to me."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Perhaps to me, too."
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Oh, no. You would charm me too, huh? Get away."
  • (Terence Stamp) "Sir?"
  • (Master At Arms Claggert) "Get away."
  • (Terence Stamp) "What was his crime?"
  • (The Dansker, sailmaker) "Any one of many possible reasons."
  • (Terence Stamp) "You mean you don't know what he did?"
  • (The Dansker, sailmaker) "Flogging. The only solution to every problem. I warrant even the culprit himself doesn't know. It was just -- his -- turn."
  • (William O'Daniel, maintopman) "Well, that's the end of Enoch Jenkins. Over the side he goes and his mates soon forget him."
  • (Alan Payne, maintopman) "They'll not forget him so soon, I'm thinking."
  • (The Dansker, sailmaker) "Ah, whatever happened to Jenkins, he ain't worried now. He got a hundred fathoms between him and the troubles of his life."
  • (Terence Stamp) "I'd rather be buried at sea than on the shore when I come to die. Will you stand by the plank, mates, so I can shake a friendly hand before I sink?"
  • (Terence Stamp) "."
  • (Terence Stamp) "Farewell to the Rights of Man."
  • (Terence Stamp) "There are many ways to lie, Mr. Claggert, but there is only one way to tell the truth."

Ronald Lewis as Jenkins

  • (Ronald Lewis) "Like it Billy? Taste good?"
  • (Terence Stamp) "It's hot and there's a lot of it. I like everything about it except the flavor."

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