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Atlantic (1929)

Not Rated | | Drama | 4 October 1930 (USA)
A heavily fictionalized version of the RMS Titanic story.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franklin Dyall ...
John Rool
...
Monica
John Stuart ...
Lawrence
Ellaline Terriss ...
Alice Rool
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Dandy
Donald Calthrop ...
Pointer
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Lanchester
Arthur Hardy ...
Maj Boldy
Helen Haye ...
Clara Tate-Hughes
D.A. Clarke-Smith ...
Freddie Tate-Hughes
...
Betty Tate-Hughes
Francis Lister ...
Padre
Gordon James ...
Capt. Collins (as Sydney Lynn)
Syd Crossley ...
Telegraphist
Dino Galvani ...
Steward
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A heavily fictionalized version of the RMS Titanic story.

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The Leviathan of All Talkies See more »

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Drama

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Release Date:

4 October 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Titanic: Disaster in the Atlantic  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Besides its overseas release, the German version was shown at the Alhambra, Leicester Square, London, to cater for the large German population living in London prior to World War II. See more »

Quotes

John Rool: Thanks. Leave me here. I'm only in the way on deck. At least 150 people so far have fallen over my chair. Fifteen of them have cursed me. Besides, the whole thing's too damned silly.
Pointer: Then you do not believe it to be really serious, sir?
John Rool: No, of course not. This ship is no more likely to sink than St Paul's Cathedral. Although they're always mucking about with that.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Life on the Ocean Wave
by Henry Russell (Melody)
Played by the ship's band during the sinking scenes.
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Well handled and dramatic, despite unfamiliarity with a new medium.
22 March 2001 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

How interesting that E.A. Dupont who created one of germany's most memorable silent films (VARIETY) also helmed one of England's first talkies. Obviously he was uneasy with the medium of talking pictures, note how the first 6 minutes of this film is entirely visual. Most of the cast had stage experience, you can tell because they over-exaggerate their lines and cannon out the words like they were playing to the back row. Still this is a well paced dramatic film and the final few minutes have an impact that can stand on their own alongside the later versions, TITANIC and A NIGHT TO REMEMBER. (I am deliberately excluding James Cameron's film with its budget that would have fed a 3rd World country for 10 years and its plethora of computer FX.)


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