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Moby Dick

From the immortal adventure classic...of whaling men, their ships, and the sea!
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 15, 2015
  • Originally Released: 1956
  • Label: KL Studios Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 8,320
Moby Dick is certainly the most unusual picture of the year and may well be the best. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Aug 5, 2011
[I]t does have a heady richness -- you can really smell the brine. There's no question that the film's visual scheme bears the influence of Welles.
Premiere
May 1, 2006
Moby Dick is interesting more often than exciting, faithful to the time and text more than great theatrical entertainment. Full Review
Variety
Jun 2, 2008
Rating: 5/5 -- Even if it is Melville-lite, Moby Dick is a rousing, beautifully conceived old-school production. Full Review
EDGE Boston
Oct 8, 2010
Rating: 3.5/4 -- John Huston gives a passionate and faithful rendering of Herman Melville's novel in Moby Dick, aided by a stellar cast. Full Review
TV Guide
Aug 5, 2011
A rolling and thundering color film that is herewith devoutly recommended as one of the great motion pictures of our times. Full Review
New York Times
Mar 25, 2006
...Eccentric.....It is brilliantly shot by British cinematographer Oswald Morris in rich, dark colours...
Sight and Sound
May 1, 2000

Product Description:

In New Bedford, Connecticut, in the 1800s, a group of seamen board the Pequod, captained by Ahab (Gregory Peck). They know they're out to harpoon whales; what they don't realize is that Ahab once lost a leg to the magnificent white whale Moby Dick, and that he'll risk anything to get back at the animal that maimed him--including himself and every member of his crew. John Huston's adaptation of Melville's symbolic and allegorical masterpiece about one man's obsession with battling nature's most powerful creature makes beautiful use of Technicolor in bringing one of literature's most beloved works to vivid life. Ray Bradbury wrote the screenplay for this first-rate adaptation of Herman Melville's 1851 novel.

Plot Synopsis:

John Huston's adaptation of Melville's symbolic and allegorical masterpiece about one man's obsession with battling one of nature's most powerful creatures.
In New Bedford, Connecticut in the 1800s, a group of seamen board the Pequod, captained by Ahab. They know they're out to harpoon whales; what they don't realize is that Ahab once lost a leg to the magnificent white whale Moby Dick, and that he'll risk anything to get back at the animal that maimed him... including himself and every member of his crew.

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Production Notes:

  • A Moulin production.
  • Shot in location in Ireland, Madeira, Wales, the Canary Islands, and London's Elstree Studios.
  • Budget estimate at least $5 million.
  • At one time, Orson Welles, who plays a small role in this version, had hoped to direct MOBY DICK himself. Even before he made his first film (CITIZEN KANE) he proposed the project to RKO, but he never succeeded in getting the green light to proceed.
  • Color by Technicolor.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 902
  • UPC: 738329163525
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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