TV Movie | Not Rated | | Drama, History
On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.
The movie was the first of two Titanic films about the R.M.S. Titanic in less than a year, this movie debuting eleven months before Raise the Titanic (1980).
J. Bruce Ismay:
Her name, like everything about her, gave promise of something mighty and splendid. They called her Titanic. She was the longest, the tallest, the most luxurious ship in all creation.
On board the rescue ship, a radar assembly is visible on top of the bridge, even though radar wasn't installed on ships for another 30 years.
Opening credits prologue:
The following dramatization is based on factual and personal accounts which were researched and adapted for the telling of the story of the sinking of the Titanic in dramatic form.
Identifiable characters are drawn from actual persons and fictitious names were given to certain characters who existed but whose actual names remain unknown.
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