About the film
based on novel or book captain boat obsession shipwreck stroke of fate whale walrus revenge whaling ship 19th century
Release Date: June 27, 1956
|Slogan||:||«From the immortal adventure classic...of whaling men, their ships, and the sea!»|
|Production Companies||:||Moulin Productions Inc., Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Producers||:||John Huston, Vaughan N. Dean|
|Writers||:||John Huston, Herman Melville, Ray Bradbury|
In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.