"The actor John Barrymore dressed as Capt. Ahab Ceeley, a character in a silent "Moby Dick" film adaptation called "The Sea Beast." Although he was given high marks for his performance in a @nytimes review, the film's production value left something to be desired. "The constant glimpses of a miniature to show the vessel plunging through the angry water are shown too frequently," the review read. We found this October 1925 portrait in the @nytimes #archives. #tbt" By nytimes on Instagram.
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