Herman Melville's classic tale of obsession and revenge is brought to the screen in electrifying fashion. Gregory Peck delivers a stellar performance as Captain Ahab, commander of a whaling boat who risks his ship and crew in his relentless pursuit of the great white whale that took his leg. Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, and Orson Welles also star. John Huston directs from a screenplay he co-wrote with Ray Bradbury. 115 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailers.