See the famous 1956 John Huston film “Moby-Dick,” restored in wide-screen Blue-ray to mark the film’s 60th anniversary. A 3-day extravaganza leading up to the New Bedford premiere of “Moby Dick” on June 27, 1956 was a transformative experience for the City. Starring Gregory Peck, the movie was New Bedford’s biggest civic event of the 1950s. Herman Melville scholar David Peloquin presents the film. Melville scholar and biographer John Bryant will discuss the adaptation of Melville’s novel in popular culture. This screening is presented in partnership with the Whaling Museum’s Teaching Melville Summer Teacher Institute. Free and open to the public but you MUST RSVP.
Film Screening & Discussion: John Huston’s “Moby-Dick” (1956)
June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
New Bedford Whaling Museum