Titanic – A Review of the 1953 Moving Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb

January 5, 2014

The rights of a mother to protect her children, and do what is best for them, plays a very big part in this movie. The movie Titanic came out in 1953, and starred Barbara Stanwyck, Clifton Webb, and Robert Wagner.  While the movie does take place aboard the Titanic¸ the story actually involves the married […]

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A Review of Titanic 2 – 100 Years Later Lightning Strikes Twice

December 29, 2013

Titanic 2 was made by The Asylum, a production company known for its fine selection of B-rated movies including the mega-hit Sharknado.  The movie stars Marie Westbrook, Bruce Davison, and Shane Van Dyke, who not only wrote and directed Titanic 2, but is also the grandson of comedic legend, Dick Van Dyke. Shane Van Dyke […]

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Secrets of the Titanic Documentary – A Review of Bob Ballard Exploring the RMS Titanic

December 22, 2013

In 1985, underwater explorer Dr. Robert Ballard held a press conference in which he told the world that he had found the most famous ship ever, the RMS Titanic.  That same year of Ballard’s discovery, National Geographic came out with an issue of their famous magazine that had the Titanic on the cover. One year […]

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A Night To Remember – A Review of the Movie From Walter Lord’s Best Selling Book

December 22, 2013

The opening scene of A Night To Remember is a christening of the great ship Titanic, which is something that never happened. For those that earn their living on the sea, it is considered bad luck for a ship to sail without being christened, and many feel that the lack of christening is what doomed […]

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Titanic: The Shocking Truth – The Biggest Conspiracy Theory of Them All

December 15, 2013

Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory; there are conspiracy theories that exist for everything from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the destruction of the Twin Towers on 9/11. One of the most interesting conspiracies involves the RMS Titanic and her sister ship the RMS Olympic. Everyone knows the story of the greatest marine disaster […]

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A Titanic Controversy – Was Stanley Lord to Blame For The Entire Titanic Disaster?

December 15, 2013

When Carpathia arrived in New York City with the Titanic survivors, people were not able to rest from their ordeal because an ambitious senator named William Alden Smith decided that there were questions that had to be answered as to what happened. Who better to answer the questions that the whole world was asking than […]

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A Review of S.O.S. Titanic – The Alternative Version – “God went down with the Titanic…”

December 14, 2013

In 1979, S.O.S. Titanic was a miniseries that ran on ABC on September 23, 1979. The miniseries aired over two nights and totaled two and half hours of run time without commercials. The miniseries was cut to a total of 103 minutes, and was then released in theatres in Europe and DVD everywhere else.  In 1990, the […]

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A Review of Raise the Titanic – “God Himself they said couldn’t sink her…”

December 7, 2013

Raise the Titanic is a novel by the popular author Clive Cussler.  In 1980, the book that Cussler wrote was adapted for the big screen, and it came out five years before the real RMS Titanic was actually found on the ocean floor. While the movie featured an all-star cast including Jason Robards, Alec Guinness, […]

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Titanic: The Complete Story DVD Volume 1 Review – “She was the largest ship in the world…”

November 28, 2013

The Complete Story Volume 1 was first released in 1994 and is divided into two sections: Titanic: Death of a Dream and Titanic: The Legend Lives On. For any Titanic historian, this documentary starts at the beginning, going all the way back to when the Titanic was just an idea in the mind of J. […]

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Famous Ships that Sank Part 2: The Lusitania

July 31, 2013

The Lusitania was a passenger ship running between the US and Great Britain during and before WWI.  She was renowned for both her speed and luxury, but came to an ill fate when she was torpedoed by a German uboat in the early summer of 1915, with great loss of life.

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RMS Carpathia: The Ship That Saved 700 Titanic Survivors

June 7, 2013

Many are familiar with the RMS Titanic, a British transatlantic cruise line that struck an iceberg and sunk on its way to America. However, fewer people are aware of the story’s main hero — the RMS Carpathia. This cruise liner saved a large portion of the people who had escaped from the ship as she […]

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