Rum, Sodomy and the Lash (2005)

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  • Director

    Neil Crombie

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary about life in eighteenth century British navy, with details taken from personal journals and testimonies from the time. Looks at the harsh conditions and discipline, the drunkeness, pressganging, and also instances of women disguising themselves as men in order to serve.

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