Moby Dick Mini Series

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Previous film versions of Moby Dick insisted upon including such imbecilities as romantic subplots and happy endings. John Huston’s 1956 Moby Dick remains admirably faithful to its source. “Call me Ishmael” declares itinerant whaler Richard Basehart as the opening credits fade. Though slightly intimidated by the sermon delivered by Father Mapple (Orson Welles in a brilliant one-take cameo), who warns that those who challenge the sea are in danger of losing their souls, Ishmael nonetheless signs … More

PG, 1 hr. 56 min.

Drama, Action & Adventure, Television

Directed By: Franc Roddam

Written By: Anton Diether, Franc Roddam

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