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Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Huston and Ray Bradbury. The film starred Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Leo Genn. The music score was written by Philip SaintonMusic by: Philip Sainton. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee.Author: Herman Melville.

Oct 03, 1956 · Directed by John Huston. With Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice. The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.7.3/10(15.7K). Jul 19, 2015 · No American masterpiece casts quite as awesome a shadow as Melville's monumental Moby Dick.Mad Captain Ahab's quest for the White Whale is a timeless epic--a stirring tragedy of vengeance and obsession, a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral ambiguity.4.1/5(2.2K).

Rare books by Herman Melville, including first editions, signed first editions and rare and finely bound copies of Moby Dick. Regularly stocked editions by Melville include the Standard edition of the Collected Works, the first Schaeffer edition and the first Rockwell Kent Trade edition.