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Atlantic (1929)

 -  Drama  -  4 October 1930 (USA)
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A heavily fictionalized version of the RMS Titanic story.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franklin Dyall ...
John Rool
Madeleine Carroll ...
Monica
John Stuart ...
Lawrence
Ellaline Terriss ...
Alice Rool
Monty Banks ...
Dandy
Donald Calthrop ...
Pointer
John Longden ...
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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A thunderbolt of drama impossible to describe!

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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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(RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

The White Star Line forbade the production company from referring to the ship in this film as "the Titanic". See more »

Quotes

Padre: But how extraordinary... some people make this passage year after year without seeing even enough ice to put in a cocktail. And here are we, meeting a real 'berg the very first time
[chuckles]
Padre: . Aren't we lucky!
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Everything about this film needs to be taken in context
7 July 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

let me firstly say that too many of these reviewers ,particularly the film student,are viewing the film in a modern context and not as a film made at the coming of sound.In an interview given by John Longden for the BBCs programme "Yesterdays witness" he stated that the ridiculously long pauses between dialogue were entirely the idea of the director.So it is unfair to blame the actors for this.Also in that same programme sound men were interviewed.They said that the effects were recorded on a liner berthed at Tilbury.The ship was linked by phone line to Elstree studios.Before each effect someone would come on the line to describe the effect and it would be recorded at Elstree.The problems with early sound films were quite apparent here.few directors here or in America had the skill of Hitchcock in adapting to the new medium.In fact one should praise the attempt to tell the story in what was then effectively a new medium rather than decry the effort some 84 years later because it is old fashioned.no doubt in the year 2097 young film students will be looking at the like of Man of Steel and chuckling at its antique quaintness.


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