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Was the Titanic sinking the result of bad marketing?

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It takes more than one error to cause something as catastrophic as the Titanic disaster. According to a recent post on Printwand entitled “How an ‘Unsinkable’ Marketing Campaign Led the Titanic to Disaster,” the White Star Line’s marketing campaign may have helped contribute to the Titanic sinking. The idea of a marketing strategy causing a […]

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The Titanic Song

September 28, 2011

This funny Titanic song created by Logan Hugueny-Clark, an animation director from LA and owner of Happy Satellite Productions in Northern California, is a video spoof of epic magnitude. In the song, Jack, Rose, T-Pain and the Titanic crew scramble to make sense after the Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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THE ERIC C. CAREN COLLECTION: HOW HISTORY UNFOLDS ON PAPER, PART I

September 7, 2011

COLLECTION ON THE BLOCK SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 INCLUDES THE 1674 BIRTH CERTIFICATE OF NY (EX-MALCOLM FORBES COLLECTION) TEN YEARS AFTER 9/11 POSSIBLY UNIQUE TITANIC BROADSIDE (STEAMSHIPS) Lorenz, Fred A. Titanic Memorial. Illustrated broadside, 14 x 22 inches; worn, marginal loss at corners, moderate soiling, short closed tears; unrelated manuscript cartoon on verso. Tyrone, OK, 1912 […]

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Titanic Song Remakes and Covers

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The theme song to the 1997 Titanic movie, “My Heart Will Go On” was written by James Horner, lyrics by Will Jennings, and production was done by Walter Afanasieff. The song was recorded by Celine Dion and released on her 1997 album Let’s Talk About Love. It hit number 1 all over the world including […]

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Titanic Drinking Games

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One of the best ways to liven up a party and ensure that blackouts will occur is to introduce a drinking game into the mix. Designed to get individuals completely hammered while creating a genuinely great story for the next morning, drinking games come in all kinds of varieties. A famous online theme for drinking […]

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Titanic Credits

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Titanic boasts the largest budget for any movie filmed in the 20th century with a budget of over $200,000,000. The movie contained more than 100 speaking parts and over 1000 extras, all of which had to be dressed in time appropriate attire. This makes the Titanic movie one of the most elaborate films ever created. […]

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Titanic Rose DeWitt Bukater – Kate Winslet –A Character Study

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Born in Philadelphia in 1895, Rose DeWitt Bukater is 17 during the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic. Played by Kate Winslett, Rose boards the ship with her fiancé Caledon Hockley (Billy Zane) and her mother Ruth DeWitt Bukater (Frances Fisher). Although she does not love Cal, she is being forced to marry him by […]

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Titanic Jack Dawson – Leonardo DiCaprio – A Character Study

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Played by Leonardo DiCaprio, the fictional character Jack Dawson was born in Chieepwa Falls Wisconsin around 1892. His parent died while he was still young and Jack became a talented artist. One of his specialties was drawing nude portraits. Jack is one of the main characters in the Titanic movie. Not wealthy enough to purchase […]

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New Titanic Expedition to Create a 3D Map

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Next month, a team of scientists will launch an expedition to the sunken Titanic. The goal will be to assess the condition of the vessel and to create a three-dimensional map in order for the public to better understand the layout of the ship. This 3d map will virtually recreate the Titanic and give new […]

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Titanic 3d May be on the Horizon

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After the success of 3d sensation Avatar, James Cameron may be thinking of releasing his movie masterpiece Titanic in theaters once again. The Titanic movie would be a 3d version of the previously highest grossing movie of all time before avatar and just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. […]

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Titanic Quotes and Sayings

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As with any disaster in history, many quotes and sayings have been documented over the years. Whether it is an unconfirmed statement from someone of the time period, or a quote from one of the individuals involved in the voyage, Titanic quotes and sayings capture the majesty of the Titanic as well as the sadness […]

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