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.
Co-stars both David Warner and Ian Holm who appeared in films in which they played Jack the Ripper. Warner in "Time After Time" and Holm in "From Hell".
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.
The end captions list Lead Stoker Fred Barrett as among the ones who perished in the sinking. He actually survived and later testified at both the British and United States inquiries. His last name is also misspelled as "Barret" when it should be spelled as "Barrett."
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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