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Name: TWILIGHT TIME
Number: TWILIGHT249-BR

MOBY DICK (1956) (BLU-RAY)
Starring:  Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Harry Andrews, Richard Basehart, James Robertson Justice, Leo Genn
Directed By:  John Huston
Composed By:  Philip Sainton

“One of the better John Huston films of the 50s. Ray Bradbury collaborated with Huston on the script, and some of the poetry of the original is retained.”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum, The Chicago Reader

“The virtues of this Moby Dick are many: the unusual use of a color process that exactly conveys the cold gray feeling of a New England seaport…Basehart’s sensitive Ishmael, Genn’s excellent Starbuck…above all, a literate script that is faithful to Melville.”
– William Murray, The Village Voice

The legendary writer-director John Huston adapts Herman Melville’s great American novel, Moby Dick (1956), with the assistance of another legend, co-screenwriter Ray Bradbury. Everyone is familiar with the story about the obsessive Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck), determined to hunt down at whatever cost the titular Great White Whale, a potent symbol for all the unstoppable evil in the world. Featuring extraordinary supporting performances from Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, Orson Welles, and Friedrich von Ledebur; and sterling cinematography from Oswald Morris.

LANGUAGE: English
VIDEO: 1080p High Definition / 1.66:1
AUDIO: English 1.0 DTS-HD MA
SUBTITLES: English SDH
1956 / Color
116 MINUTES
NOT RATED

Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo, Paul Seydor, and Nick Redman / A Bleached Whale: Recreating the Unique Color of Moby Dick / Posters, Lobby Cards & Production Stills / Original Theatrical Trailer

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units

  
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