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Kate Winslet and the Titanic Movie

February 19, 2012

During the year of its release (1997), James Cameron’s Titanic, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, became the largest grossing film in history. The epic tale of the sinking of the massive cruise vessel in 1912 has become an iconic tragedy in history which spelled big bucks for the Hollywood blockbuster. What most people don’t […]

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Sister Ships of the Titanic

February 18, 2012

The Titanic was the second of three ships that were planned on being built as a shuttle service from Southampton to New York. Intended to be similar in design, these were engineered to be the most luxurious cruise vessels on the planet. Here is some of the history and facts behind the two White Star […]

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Analyzing the History of the Titanic (2012 Edition)

January 22, 2012

The Titanic is a topic that is famous worldwide, has a variety of proven facts, and perhaps even more elements shrouded in mystery. From the number of passengers on the vessel, to what caused it to sink, there are often differing accounts and even conspiracy theories behind some of the events. The historic vessel was […]

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The Titanic Vs. The Costa Concordia Disaster

January 22, 2012

Jan 13 marked the sinking of a vessel by the name of the Costa Concordia and comparisons between it and the sinking of the Titanic have been widely publicized. The Costa Concordia sank just recently with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on the near horizon and people from around the world […]

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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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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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