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Auction History Result

Lot #: v484 MOBY DICK ('56) Polish 18x26 '61 great whale artwork!

Date Sold 12/17/2005
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Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 9

The image at right appears in the auction catalog we published as shown above and was sold long ago and we do NOT have it available for purchase.

An Original 1961 (from the first Polish release of this movie) Vintage Theatrical Folded Polish Movie Poster (measures 18 1/2" x 26 1/2") (Learn More)

Moby Dick, the 1956 John Huston English/U.S. seafaring adventure thriller ("The Man- The Whale- The Vengeance- The Mightiest Adventure Ever Seen!"; "Never such a sight! Never such a might!"; "Captain Ahab The White Whale nearly destroyed him - and no one would rest till the White Whale was dead!"; "Ishmael Handsome, romantic - the look of a poet, the courage of a giant!"; "Starbuck He bet his fears and his faith against the fury of Captain Ahab!"; "Queequeg Cannibal-turned-harpooner - his fierce strength as strange as his mystic tattoo!"; "Father Mapple The blood-and-thunder preacher who roared his warnings to the waiting women!"; "Tashtego The silent Indian --- when hunting buffalo became too tame, he went after Moby Dick!"; "In all the world - in all the seas - in all adventure there is no might like the might of Moby Dick"; "Filmed with a spectacular new development in color by TECHNICOLOR"; "From the famed novel by Herman Melville"; "Screen Play by Ray Bradbury & John Huston") starring Gregory Peck (as Captain Ahab), Richard Basehart (as Ishmael), Leo Genn, Orson Welles (in an impressive cameo role, "as 'Father Mapple'"), Friedreich Ledebur (as Queeqeg), and Harry Andrews
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Artist: W. Gorka
Important Added Info: This Polish poster measures 18 1/2" x 26 1/2" and that this poster was folded at one time but has been laying flat for a long time and will be sent rolled in a tube..

Condition: very good to fine. There are tiny creases and a few very tiny tears in the top edge of the poster. There are faint creases along the foldlines and some very minor border defects in the other three borders. There are some minor scuffs and smudges within the image.
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