Titanic – Death of a Dream

Of all the many documentaries that have been made about the Titanic disaster, this two-part film, produced in 1994 for the Arts & Entertainment network, remains the most thorough, authoritative, and fascinating chronicle of the Titanic tragedy. The film utilizes thorough research, archival films and documents, and expert testimony to span the entire history of the legendary S.S. Titanic. From blueprint design and construction in Ireland, to the ill-fated maiden voyage and the lasting legacy of Titanic’s fateful sinking, no detail has been neglected in the film’s meticulous description of events. Part 1, “The Death of a Dream,” builds dramatic momentum to the ship’s collision with an iceberg in the freezing North Atlantic, including detailed accounts of the agonizing two-hour sinking and the rescue of survivors. (96 min)

Leave a Comment/Reply