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Titanic (1943)

TV-PG  |   |  Action, Drama, History  |  7 February 1950 (West Germany)
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The story of the sinking of the British luxury liner Titanic in 1912.

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Hans Nielsen ...
Kirsten Heiberg ...
Gloria
Ernst Fritz Fürbringer ...
Sir Bruce Ismay (as E.F. Fürbringer)
Karl Schönböck ...
Charlotte Thiele ...
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Franz Schafheitlin ...
Hunderson
Sepp Rist ...
Jan
Claude Farell ...
Manniküre Hedi (as Monika Burg)
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Storyline

Building the Titanic has been a huge financial effort, and White Star Line president Ismay wants her maiden voyage to hit the headlines. He urges Captain Smith to make the fastest possible crossing to New York. When iceberg warnings come in, the captain must ask himself if he is willing to risk the safety of his ship just to please Ismay. Written by Wilhelm Noeker <wnoeker@t-online.de>

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Action | Drama | History

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7 February 1950 (West Germany)  »

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Titanic  »

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Runtime:

| (censored)

Sound Mix:

| (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

After the end of World War II, "Titanic" became one of the numerous German "trophy films" that were requisitioned by the Soviets, dubbed into Russian and screened across the Soviet Bloc. To this day, many older Russian people mistakenly consider this film to be a Russian production. See more »

Goofs

The engine room telegraph dial is shown to be written in English with white letters on a dark background first, but later it is in German with black letters on a white background. See more »

Quotes

1st Officer Petersen: Who runs this ship? President Ismay or the captain?
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Edited into Dance with Death: The Ufa-Star Sybille Schmitz (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Nearer My God To Thee
(uncredited)
Written by Sarah F. Adams (as Sarah Flower Adams) and Lowell Mason
played in the Telegraph room
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Not as bad as expected
18 March 1999 | by (Münster, Germany) – See all my reviews

Look out for the scene when Petersen forces his Ex to enter the lifeboat and then guess who watched this movie quite carefully...James Cameron maybe? To put it short, if you are able to substract the propaganda and the resulting errors, it is better than the 1953-US version, especially regarding the special effects. Could anyone check out which ship "doubled" the Titanic? If it really is the "Gustloff" then we have a case of very bitter irony here...


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