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The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here, Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab addresses the crew. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), '"All ye mast-headers have before now heard me give orders about a white whale. Look ye! d'ye see this Spanish ounce of gold?"- holding up a broad bright coin to the sun- "it is a sixteen dollar piece, men. D'ye see it? (...) " ' 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, Edric Connor as Daggoo. From chapter 27 (Knights and Squires), 'Third among the harpooneers was Daggoo, a gigantic, coal-black negro-savage, with a lion-like tread- an Ahasuerus to behold. Suspended from his ears were two golden hoops, so large that the sailors called them ringbolts, and would talk of securing the top-sail halyards to them.' 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, Tom Clegg (unconfirmed) as Tashtego. From chapter 27 (Knights and Squires), 'Next was Tashtego, an unmixed Indian from Gay Head, the most westerly promontory of Martha's Vineyard, where there still exists the last remnant of a village of red men, which has long supplied the neighboring island of Nantucket with many of her most daring harpooneers.' 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, Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab faces the crew. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), 'Vehemently pausing, he cried:- / "What do ye do when ye see a whale, men?" / "Sing out for him!" was the impulsive rejoinder from a score of clubbed voices. / "Good!" cried Ahab, with a wild approval in his tones; observing the hearty animation into which his unexpected question had so magnetically thrown them. / "And what do ye next, men?" / "Lower away, and after him!" ' 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 crew of the Pequod gather before Captain Ahab. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), 'When the entire ship's company were assembled, and with curious and not wholly unapprehensive faces, were eyeing him, for he looked not unlike the weather horizon when a storm is coming up, Ahab, after rapidly glancing over the bulwarks, and then darting his eyes among the crew, started from his standpoint; (...) ' 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, Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab and Leo Genn as Starbuck. 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, Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab. From chapter 28:: (Ahab), ' (...) Captain Ahab stood erect, looking straight out beyond the ship's ever-pitching prow. There was an infinity of firmest fortitude, a determinate, unsurrenderable wilfulness, in the fixed and fearless, forward dedication of that glance. ' 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, Harry Andrews as Stubb. From chapter 27:: (Knights and Squires), 'Stubb was the second mate. He was a native of Cape Cod; and hence, according to local usage, was called a Cape-Cod-man. A happy-go-lucky; neither craven nor valiant; taking perils as they came with an indifferent air; (...) ' 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, Ted Howard (unconfirmed) as Perth, the ship's blacksmith. From chapter 113: (The Forge) 'With matted beard, and swathed in a bristling shark-skin apron, about mid-day, Perth was standing between his forge and anvil, the latter placed upon an iron-wood log, with one hand holding a pike-head in the coals, and with the other at his forge's lungs. (...)' 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, Noel Purcell as Ship's Carpenter. From chapter 107: (The Carpenter), 'Like all sea-going ship carpenters, and more especially those belonging to whaling vessels, he was, to a certain off-handed, practical extent, alike experienced in numerous trades and callings collateral to his own; (...) ' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.