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The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Seamus Kelly as Flask. From chapter 27: (Knights and Squires), ‘The third mate was Flask, a native of Tisbury, in Martha's Vineyard. A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great Leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honor with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, the Pequod leaves port. From chapter 22: (Merry Christmas), ‘At last the anchor was up, the sails were set, and off we glided. It was a short, cold Christmas; and as the short northern day merged into night, we found ourselves almost broad upon the wintry ocean, whose freezing spray cased us in ice, as in polished armor.’ Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Leo Genn as Starbuck. From chapter 26: (Knights and Squires), "I will have no man in my boat," said Starbuck, "who is not afraid of a whale." By this, he seemed to mean, not only that the most reliable and useful courage was that which arises from the fair estimation of the encountered peril, but that an utterly fearless man is a far more dangerous comrade than a coward.’ Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, the bow of Pequod. From chapter 16: (The Ship), ‘Pequod, you will no doubt remember, was the name of a celebrated tribe of Massachusetts Indians; now extinct as the ancient Medes.’ Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Leo Genn as Starbuck. From chapter 26: (Knights and Squires), ‘The chief mate of the Pequod was Starbuck, a native of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent. He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seemed well adapted to endure hot latitudes, his flesh being hard as twice-baked biscuit.’ Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Royal Dano as Elijah. From chapter 19: (The Prophet), ‘With finger pointed and eye levelled at the Pequod, the beggar-like stranger stood a moment, as if in a troubled reverie; then starting a little, turned and said:- "Ye've shipped, have ye? Names down on the papers? Well, well, what's signed, is signed; and what's to be, will be (…)” ’ Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, wives, women, widows, children seeing off the crew of the Pequod. Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Queequeg signs the registry. From chapter 18: (His Mark), Peleg questions: "I guess, Quohog there don't know how to write, does he? I say, Quohog, blast ye! dost thou sign thy name or make thy mark?” / But at this question, Queequeg, who had twice or thrice before taken part in similar ceremonies, looked no ways abashed; but taking the offered pen, copied upon the paper, in the proper place, (…)' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here from left, Philip Stainton as Bildad and Friedrich von Ledebur as Queequeg. From chapter 18: (His Mark), Ishmael describes: ‘So down we went into the cabin, and to my great joy Queequeg was soon enrolled among the same ship's company to which I myself belonged.' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here Friedrich von Ledebur as Queequeg. From chapter 18: (His Mark), ‘Without saying a word, Queequeg, in his wild sort of way, jumped upon the bulwarks, from thence into the bows of one of the whale-boats hanging to the side; and then bracing his left knee, and poising his harpoon, (…), he darted the iron right over old Bildad's broad brim, clean across the ship's decks, and struck the glistening tar spot out of sight.' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.