TV Mini-Series | PG | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his Captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Gregory Peck played Captain Ahab in Moby Dick (1956).
Peter Coffin: Now, Queequeg, stop that!
Ishmael: Why didn't you tell me that this harpooner I'd be sharing a bed with is a cannibal, for God's sake?
Peter Coffin: Now, listen to me, Queequeg. You savvy me, I savvy you. This lad sleep here in this bed with you. You savvy?
Queequeg: Me ...
As Ishmael enters the church (around 25:30), the congregation is singing the hymn "Eternal Father, Strong To Save", a song which was not written until 1860 or 61.
The European theatrical release version runs 120 minutes (about an hour from the original TV version was cut). This version is available on home video in the U.S.
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