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Moby Dick-Rehearsed
Rod Steiger as ' The Governor playing Captain Ahab and Father Mapple and Claire Bloom as the young actress playing Pip, the cabin boy, in the dramatisation by Orson Welles of the novel by Herman Melville
Donald Houston as Ishmael William Squire as Starbuck
A company of actors rehearse a dramatisation of Melville's story depicting the chase of a white whale by a crazed captain and his crew in the last century
Music composed by TRISTRAM CARY played by Viola TUNNARD and JAMES BLADES
Produced by H. B. FORTUIN
Broadcast on May 2. 1966


Unknown: Moby Dick-Rehearsed
Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Orson Welles
Novel By: Herman Melville
Novel By: Donald Houston
Unknown: Ishmael William Squire
Composed By: Tristram Cary
Played By: Viola Tunnard
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Stubb: Allan McClelland
Flask: Brian Hewlett
Stage Manager: Brian Hewlett
Mr Peleg: Harold Kasket
Carpenter: Harold Kasket
Tashtego: John Dearth
Elijah: John Dearth
Dagoo: Tom Watson
Voice of the Bachelor: Tom Watson
Queequeg: David Spenser
Mastheader: David Spenser

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