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Moby Dick

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Previous film versions of [[Feature~V160633~Moby Dick~mobydick]] insisted upon including such imbecilities as romantic subplots and happy endings. John Huston's 1956 [[Feature~V160633~Moby Dick~mobydick]] remains admirably faithful to its source. "Call me Ishmael" declares itinerant whaler [[Performer~P4405~Richard Basehart~richardbasehart]] as the opening credits fade. Though slightly intimidated by the sermon delivered by Father Mapple ([[Performer~P116368~Orson Welles~orsonwelles]] in a brilliant...more

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