1. Author Ray Bradbury has died at the age of 91. (Photo: Ray Bradbury in 1975. Alan Light/Wikipedia) In this archival interview from Studio 360, Bradbury describes how, as a young writer in the early 1950s, he was tapped by John Huston to write the screenplay for “Moby Dick” (at 36:50). The film’s key scene where Captain Ahab comes into contact with the white whale — which was not in Melville’s book — was Bradbury’s own contribution to the story.

    Author Ray Bradbury has died at the age of 91. (Photo: Ray Bradbury in 1975. Alan Light/Wikipedia)

    In this archival interview from Studio 360, Bradbury describes how, as a young writer in the early 1950s, he was tapped by John Huston to write the screenplay for “Moby Dick” (at 36:50).

    The film’s key scene where Captain Ahab comes into contact with the white whale — which was not in Melville’s book — was Bradbury’s own contribution to the story.

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