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Release Date:
24 July 1994 (USA) See more »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Best Documentary on the Subject See more (3 total) »


  (in credits order)

David McCallum ... Narrator
Wyn Wade ... Author
Eva Hart ... Herself (titanic survivor)
Ken Marschall ... Himself (historian, artist)
Dot Kendle ... Herself (daughter of Edith Haisman)
Ruth Becker Blanchard ... Herself (titanic survivor)
John P. Eaton ... Himself (author)
Charles A. Haas ... Himself (author)
Edith Haisman ... Herself (titanic survivor) (as Edith Brown Haisman)
George Behe ... Himself (vice-president: British Titanic society)
Frances John Parkinson Jr. ... Himself (son of woodworker on titanic)
Millvina Dean ... Herself (titanic survivor)
Don Lynch ... Himself (historian, author)
Donald Hyslop ... Himself (senior oral historian: first southampton city council)
Michael McCaughan ... Himself (curator of maritime history: ulster folk and transport museum)
Brian Ticehurst ... Himself (british titanic society)
Edward S. Kamuda ... Himself (founder and president: british titanic society)
Walter Lord ... Himself (author)
Michel 'Momon' Navratil ... Himself (titanic survivor)
Leslie Harrison ... Himself (author)
Stanley Tutton Lord ... Himself (son of captain stanley lord of californian)
Bob Ballard ... Himself (director: center of marine exploration, woods hole oceanographic institute) (as Robert Ballard)
Jean-Louis Michel ... Himself (engineer: ifremer)
Arnie Geller ... Himself (RMS Titanic, inc.)
George Tulloch ... Himself (rms titanic, inc.)
Paul-Henri Nargeolet ... Himself (commander: ifremer)
Stephen Deucher ... Himself (head of exhibitions: national maritime museum)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helen Lorraine Allison ... Herself (archive footage)
John Jacob Astor ... Himself - as John Astor (archive footage)
Emily Goldsmith ... Herself (archive footage)
Frankie Goldsmith ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Herbert Lightoller ... Himself (archive footage) (as Charles Lightoller)
Pamela Munro ... Ida Strauss
E.J. Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Isidor Straus ... Himself (archive footage)
Rosalie Ida Straus ... Herself (archive footage)

Directed by
Melissa Jo Peltier 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Melissa Jo Peltier 

Produced by
Laura Aka .... segment producer
Renee Bishop .... segment producer (as Renee A. Bishop)
Craig Haffner .... executive producer
Donna E. Lusitana .... executive producer
Melissa Jo Peltier .... producer
Lois Yaffee .... coordinating producer
Original Music by
Zeljko Marasovich 
Christopher L. Stone 
Film Editing by
Yann Debonne 
Production Management
Steven Lewis .... executive in charge of production
Sound Department
Craig Plachy .... post-production sound
Visual Effects by
Terence Curren .... composite editor
Joseph R. Dalby .... composite editor
John Moore .... composite editor
Roberto Pirrone .... model maker: Titanic staircase
David Tedford .... model maker: sinking Titanic
Camera and Electrical Department
Simon Banks .... camera operator: field camera
Michael Barry .... camera operator: field camera
Bowdon Hunt .... camera operator: field camera
Michael Messenheimer .... camera operator: field camera
Brian Pratt .... camera operator: field camera
David Pryke .... camera operator: field camera
Bill Rosser .... camera operator: field camera
John Sorapure .... camera operator: field camera
Editorial Department
Michael W. Andrews .... additional editor
Eric Lindstrom .... post-production coordinator
Steve Pomerantz .... additional editor
Rob Senkel .... post-production assistant
Other crew
Michael W. Andrews .... title designer
Troy Bogert .... production assistant
Adam Brewer .... field engineer
Michael Cascio .... executive in charge: A&E Network
John Duval .... field engineer
Diane Estelle .... production assistant
Sandy Fellerman .... field engineer
Ken Fraser .... field engineer
Justine LaVelle .... production assistant
Melinda Lawton .... original graphics
Jim Lopez .... field engineer
Don Lynch .... historical consultant
Ken Marschall .... historical consultant
Bryan Schmidt .... production assistant
Teri Scott .... production assistant
Peter Skinner .... helicopter services
Louis Tarantino .... production assistant
Leigh Thomas .... chyron operator
Caroline Wilson .... field engineer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Titanic: The Legend Lives On" - USA (original title)
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200 min (4 parts) | Germany:96 min (TV version)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Best Documentary on the Subject, 17 March 2004
Author: zpzjones from East Coast, U.S.A.

Even after a decade this is still the best 'documentary' on the disaster. One thing to clear up. The first part was called 'Titanic: Death of A Dream" the second was 'Titanic: The Legend Lives On'. And together they run over 3 hours. Sadly, many of the survivors interviewed in this docu. have now passed on ie: Edith Haisman, Eva Hart, Michel Navratil. This is entertaining as well as educational. Great for the whole family sit down. So for those who may not be pleased with the many different motion picture treatments of the Titanic sinking I'd recommend this as a great alternative. Also check out your local library or the A&E channel's website store for availability.

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