Moby Dick

Sean Kelly

Reference number:

12697B
£75.00

Description:

A rare vintage cardstock Moby Dick cast photograph, clearly signed on the reverse in green ink "To Mrs Bertie Ryan, sincerely Seamus Kelly"

Seamus Kelly d1979 played Flask in the 1956 film

Certification:

Chaucers. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

25x20cm Photo

Condition:

Average. View Images

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Moby Dick

MOBY DICK. 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel directed by John Huston with screenplay by Ray Bradbury. Set in 19th-century New England, the story follows the whaling ship Pequod and its crew. Leading them is Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) who was almost killed in an earlier encounter with the "Great White Whale Moby Dick" which bit off much of his left leg. Now he is out for revenge. With the crew that has joined him, Ahab is out to destroy the huge sea mammal, but his obsession with vengeance is so great that he cannot turn back, eventually leading his death and all of his crew, save his newest able seaman Ishmael. Distributed by Warner Bros and released on June 27th 156 it took $5.2m USD at the Box Office and is regarded as a success and grand movie adventure by critics.

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Moby Dick

Reference number:

10627
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Description:

A wonderful original Herman Melville Collins 1954 edition "Moby Dick" hardback book, clearly signed in ink over various early inside pages by an incredible ten members of the cast PLUS the film's legendary director John Huston d1987 ; Gregory Peck d2003 (Captain Ahab) / Richard Basehart d1984 (Ishmael) / Leo Genn x2 d1978 (Starbuck) / James Robertson Justice d1975 (Captain Boomer) / Harry Andrews d1989 (Stubb) / Noel Purcell d1985 (Ships Carpenter) / Edric Conner d1968 (Daggoo) / Tamba Allenby (Pip) / Tom Clegg d1996 (Tashtego) and we believe but cannot be sure Friedrich von Ledebur d1986 (Queequeg).

We will also include two additional signatures on loose autograph book pages of main cast members ; Mervyn Johns d1992 (Peleg) and Bernard Miles d1991 (The Manxman)

Certification:

The seller recalled that the autographs in the book were obtained by his step-mother in 1956 at the London Premiere of the film. There is a short typed letter from him included detailing the known history. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

Approx 18x12cm Sized Hardback Book (256 pages)

Condition:

Average. View Images. Dustcover is complete but well worn (5/10 condition). Overall condition of the book itself 7.5/10

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