In all the seas, in all adventure, never its' equal! Warner Bros present Gregory Peck [,] Richard Basehart [and] Leo Genn in the John Huston production of Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick' :
with James Robertson Justice [,] Harry Andrews [,] Bernard Miles [,] Mervyn Johns and Orson Welles as 'Father Mapple'. Colour by Technicolour. Screen play by Ray Bradbury and John Huston [.] A Moulin Picture [.] Directed by John Huston [.] Presented by Warner Bros.
Poster advertising the 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel 'Moby Dick, directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Huston and Ray Bradbury. Many of the exterior scenes set in New Bedford in the film were in fact shot on location in Youghal, Co. Cork, with the 19th century lighthouse in Youghal featuring in a scene where the Pequod goes out to to sea at sunset. Several Irish actors featured in supporting roles, most notable Noel Purcell [Patrick Joseph Noel Purcell, (1900-1985)], as the ship's carpenter. Printed at lower left of sheet: "Printed in England" and printed at lower right of sheet: "Stafford & Co., Ltd., Netherfield, Nottingham; and London".
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[S.l. : Warner Bros., 1956].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 poster : col. ill., 121 x 75.5 cm..
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