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In Night and Ice (1912)

In Nacht und Eis (original title)
On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director:

Mime Misu

Writer:

Mime Misu (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Waldemar Hecker Waldemar Hecker ... Telegrafist
Mime Misu Mime Misu
Otto Rippert Otto Rippert ... Kapitän
Ernst Rückert Ernst Rückert ... Erste Offizier (as Anton Ernst Rückert)
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 August 1912 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

In Night and Ice See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (restored)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Believed lost until February 1998, two months after the release of Titanic (1997) when a German collector realized that he had it in his posession. See more »

Goofs

The TITANIC model in the film hits the iceberg on the port (left) side. Historically, the impact occurred on the starboard (right) side. See more »

Connections

Version of Titanic (1953) See more »

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Interesting, A new angle
15 April 1999 | by Matt Lopez-DiasSee all my reviews

The First Dramatic Motion Picture about the Titanic Disaster. This is a very rare film and has only very recently been restored, it was a real treat to see the film, as it was believed that this screening (British Film Institue, London 14 Apr, 1999) was the first time in its history that it was shown to a British audience, in other words it was its UK premier, only 87 years late.

The film is 40 minutes long (a long film for its day), it is a surprisingly good piece if cinema, and despite the very theatrical silent movie style acting, it has a very strong atmosphere.

One very interesting point that comes out of the film is the different emphasis on the Wireless operator, he and the machine were considered the heroes of the story, as without them all the passengers might have been lost, there is no mention of the lack of life boats, indeed before the invention of the wireless a ship at sea in trouble was basically on her own, and so it was seen as an incredible feat that so many lives were saved.


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