Moby Dick is a 1930 film made by Warner Bros., directed by Lloyd Bacon, and starring John Barrymore and Joan Bennett. The film is a sound remake of the 1926 silent movie, The Sea Beast, starring Barrymore, which uses exactly the same plot as the 1930 version. The film tells of a sea captain's monomanical quest for revenge on a great white whale who has bitten off the captain's leg. The film, just as The Sea Beast, is an extremely free adaptation of the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville. It implements a prequel and sequel element to the story that did not exist in Melville's novel. For...
|Release date:||September 20, 1930|
|Directed by:||Lloyd Bacon|
|Screenplay by:||Oliver H.P. Garrett, J. Grubb Alexander|
|Adapted from:||Moby-Dick; or, The Whale|