Moby Dick

Trivia: During the filming at sea, Gregory Peck (Captain Ahab) nearly drowned several times during the whale-hunting scenes in which he had to participate. As a result, by the time the movie was finished, he and director John Huston were no longer on speaking terms.

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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Trivia: Orson Welles wrote his own scenes.

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Continuity mistake: When Ishmael is in bed watching Queequeg looking around his room, his head rotates between shots.

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

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