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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) Perth is instructed by Ahab, “Quick! forge me the harpoon. And forge me first, twelve rods for its shank; then wind, and twist, and hammer these twelve together like the yarns and strands of a tow-line. Quick!” 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. 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 128 (The Pequod Meets The Rachel), Ahab addresses the captain of the Rachel, ‘ (…) then in a voice that prolongingly moulded every word - "Captain Gardiner, I will not do it. Even now I lose time, Good-bye, good-bye. God bless ye, man, and may I forgive myself, but I must go.” ’ 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 whaling ship: Rachel. From chapter 128 (The Pequod Meets The Rachel), the captain of the Rachel describes, as recalled by crew of the Pequod, ‘It seemed that somewhat late on the afternoon of the day previous, while three of the stranger's boats were engaged with a shoal of whales, (…), the white hump and head of Moby Dick had suddenly loomed up out of the water, not very far to leeward; (…)’ 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 (standing, back towards the camera) as Captain Ahab. The Pequod in the background. 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, Tamba Allenby (unconfirmed) as Pip with his tambourine. From chapter 93: {The Castaway) 'Poor Pip! ye have heard of him before; ye must remember his tambourine on that dramatic midnight, so gloomy-jolly.' 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, Tamba Allenby (unconfirmed) as Pip with his tambourine. From chapter 40: (Midnight, Forecastle) Pip sings, 'Jollies? Lord help such jollies! Crish, crash! there goes the jib-stay! (...) White squalls? white whale, shirr! shirr! Here have I heard all their chat just now, and the white whale- shirr! shirr!- but spoken of once! and only this evening- it makes me jingle all over like my tambourine (…)' 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's coffin. 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, Friedrich von Ledebur as Queequeg, Richard Basehart as Ishmael and Noel Purcell as Ship's Carpenter. From chapter 110: (Queequeg in His Coffin) ‘Now, when this strange circumstance was made known aft, the carpenter was at once commanded to do Queequeg's bidding, whatever it might include. There was some heathenish, coffin-colored old lumber aboard, (...) and from these dark planks the coffin was recommended to be made.' 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 110: (Queequeg in His Coffin) as described by Ishmael, ‘Now, at this time it was that my poor pagan companion, and fast bosom-friend, Queequeg, was seized with a fever, which brought him nigh to his endless end.' Initial theatrical release June 27, 1956. Screen capture. Copyright © 1956 Moulin Productions Ltd. Credit: © 1956 Moulin Prod. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.