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#272501 - 10/27/14 12:56 AM wreck of the Essex coming to the big screen
Glock-A-Roo Offline
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Registered: 04/16/03
Posts: 1076
One of my favorite books detailing the wreck of the Essex is coming to the big screen, directed by Ron Howard no less.

It is one of the most amazing stories of survival, and more. It is said to have been Melville's inspiration for 'Moby Dick'.

I hope they did a good job.

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#272506 - 10/27/14 07:20 AM Re: wreck of the Essex coming to the big screen [Re: Glock-A-Roo]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2268
Loc: Great Plains
And it stars Thor! grin I will go see it.
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#272511 - 10/27/14 03:28 PM Re: wreck of the Essex coming to the big screen [Re: Glock-A-Roo]
Outdoor_Quest Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 305
Loc: Central Oregon
My son is on the current USS ESSEX homeported in San Diego.

Blake

www.Outdoorquest.blogspot.com


Edited by Outdoor_Quest (10/27/14 03:29 PM)

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