Moby Dick

Moby Dick (1956)

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Captain Ahab: Birds... the birds... He rises.

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Ishmael: Queequeg, such behavior isn't Christian. In fact, it's downright pagan and heathenish.

Captain Ahab: By heavens man, we are turned round and round in this world, like yonder windlass, and fate is the handspike.

Captain Ahab: I'll follow him around the Horn, and around the Norway maelstrom, and around perdition's flames before I give him up.

Captain Ahab: I don't give reasons. I give orders.

Continuity mistake: During the first "Nantucket Sleigh Ride" with the very first whale harpooned, one of the three ships attached to the whale must cut their rope to save a man who falls overboard. In the following shot, there should only be two taught ropes attached to the whale, but there are still the original three.

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Trivia: The fake white whale used kept sinking, breaking, and had to be continuously rebuilt, leading to budget overruns and schedule delays.

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