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The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918)

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An animated dramatization of the notorious World War I German torpedoing of the ocean liner, Lusitania.

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An animated depiction of the sinking of the Lusitania: In May 1915, the liner leaves the United States, headed for Liverpool with over 2000 passengers on board. As the ship nears its destination, she is struck and severely damaged by a torpedo from a German U-boat. Even as frantic efforts to evacuate the ship are underway, another torpedo strikes the ship, leading quickly to disaster. Written by Snow Leopard

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Remarkable and memorable film
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One of the best, if not the very best, animated film I have ever seen. It is not a typical animated film. It is a very impressive film on a very tragic event. Beware, it may not be for small children. I recommend this film for anyone interested in history or animation. Winsor McCay best effort. You must see this film.


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