"Jack London used the breadth of his experience--as a seaman, oyster pirate, and gold prospector--to write one of world's greatest bestselling adventures. Now, his unique tale of psychological warfare on the roiling waters of the Pacific becomes one of the greatest entertainments of the year... He is tyrannical, brutal, and notorious. He is Captain Wolf Larsen (Sebastian Koch, The Lives of Others), the infamous Sea Wolf, who rules the crew of his seal-hunting schooner, the Ghost, with an unyielding iron fist. While on the high seas, he takes on castaway Humphrey Van Wyden (Stephen Campbell Moore, The History Boys), an effete literary critic unaccustomed to the arduous hardships of life on the Pacific. But instead of abandoning him at the next harbor, Wolf insists on putting him to work among his crew as a ship boy. Quickly exposed as the inexperienced dandy that he is, Humphrey has to fight for his very survival in this new and grueling world on board the Ghost. But his most exacting ...
Did You Know?
Although it's now a lost film, the 1920 version of 'The Sea Wolf' was a "major adaptation of Jack London's novel" released by Famous Players-Laskey Corporation (the original name of Paramount films) with Noah Beery as Wolf Larsen but also with James Gordon as Death Larsen. Thus, in actuality, this was the "first major adaptation of Jack London's novel to feature the character of Death Larson". See more