Titanic Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN

Titanic Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN Pigeon Forge, TN is a town with a population of about 5,800 that will likely see over 11 million visitors in the coming year.The reason is the new Titanic museum that recently opened in 2010.Shaped like the Titanic herself, this $25 million 30,000 square foot … Read More

Kate Winslet and the Titanic Movie

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 … Read More

Sister Ships of the Titanic

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 … Read More

The Titanic Vs. The Costa Concordia Disaster

Jan 13 marked the sinking of a vessel named 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 … Read More

Was the Titanic sinking the result of bad marketing?

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 … Read More

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

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 … Read More

Titanic Song Remakes and Covers

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 … Read More

Titanic Drinking Games

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 … Read More

Titanic Credits

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 … Read More