Moby Dick (page 5 of 8)

The movie "Moby Dick", directed by John Huston. A film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. Seen here from left, Harry Andrews as Stubb and Seamus Kelly as Flask. 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, Captain Ahab points to a destination on a sea chart. From chapter 44 (The Chart), ' (...) Ahab thus pondered over his charts. Almost every night they were brought out; almost every night some pencil marks were effaced, and others were substituted. For with the charts of all four oceans before him, Ahab was threading a maze of currents and eddies, (...) ' 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, crew row towards the whales. From chapter 48 (The First Lowering), 'All four boats were now in keen pursuit of that one spot of troubled water and air. But it bade fair to outstrip them; it flew on and on, a mass of interblending bubbles borne down a rapid stream from the hills.' 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 in the mast-head, Tom Clegg (unconfirmed) as Tashtego. From chapter 47 (The Mat-Maker), 'High aloft in the cross-trees was that mad Gay-Header, Tashtego. His body was reaching eagerly forward, his hand stretched out like a wand, and at brief sudden intervals he continued his cries. (...) "There she blows! there! there! there! she blows! she blows!" ' 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 at left, Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab facing Ishmael (wearing dark coat), played by Richard Basehart. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), Captain Ahab speaks: " Advance, ye mates! Cross your lances full before me. Well done! Let me touch the axis." So saying, with extended arm, he grasped the three level, radiating lances at their crossed centre; while so doing, suddenly and nervously twitched 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 in foreground, Richard Basehart as Ishmael drinks grog from a measure. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), Captain Ahab commands: "Drink and pass!" he cried, handing the heavy charged flagon to the nearest seaman. "The crew alone now drink. Round with it, round! Short draughts- long swallows, men; 'tis hot as Satan's hoof. " ' 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 in foreground, from left, Edric Connor as Daggoo, Friedrich von Ledebur as Queequeg and Tom Clegg (unconfirmed) as Tashtego. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), ' All this while Tashtego, Daggoo, and Queequeg had looked on with even more intense interest and surprise than the rest, and at the mention of the wrinkled brow and crooked jaw they had started as if each was separately touched by some specific recollection. / "Captain Ahab," said Tashtego, "that white whale must be the same that some call Moby Dick." ' 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, Captain Ahab nails a Spanish ounce of gold to the mast and addresses the crew. From chapter 36 (The Quarter-Deck / Enter Ahab: Then, all), ' "Whosoever of ye raises me a white-headed whale with a wrinkled brow and a crooked jaw; (...) - look ye, whosoever of ye raises me that same white whale, he shall have this gold ounce, my boys!" / "Huzza! huzza!" cried the seamen, as with swinging tarpaulins they hailed the act of nailing the gold to the mast.' 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. Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.