Moby Dick (1956)This classic story by Herman Melville revolves around Captain Ahab and his obsession with a huge whale, Moby Dick. The whale caused the loss of Ahab's leg years before, leaving Ahab to stomp the boards of his ship on a peg leg. Ahab is so crazed by his desire to kill the whale, that he is prepared to sacrifice everything, including his life, the lives of his crew members, and even his ship to find and destroy his nemesis, Moby Dick.
Directed by: John Huston
The cast includes: Gregory Peck (Captain Ahab), Richard Basehart (Ishmael, Narrator), Leo Genn (Starbuck, first mate), Mervyn Johns (Peleg), Frederick Ledebur (Queequeg, First Harpooner)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 116 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related categories: Nature Runs Amok, Undersea