Titanic Belfast: City of a Thousand Launches (2014)

Featuring archive footage, survivor accounts & unique interviews with Titanic experts, City of a Thousand Launches tells the untold story of how one of the worst disasters at sea was followed by almost a century of silence in Belfast.

Director:

Dave O'Rourke

Writer:

Dave O'Rourke

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Ballard Bob Ballard ... Himself
Chris Bennett Chris Bennett ... Himself
Colin Cobb Colin Cobb ... Himself
Claude Costecalde Claude Costecalde ... Himself
Julian Fellowes ... Himself
Eric Kuhne Eric Kuhne ... Himself
Paul Louden-Brown Paul Louden-Brown ... Himself
Tim Maltin Tim Maltin ... Himself
Martin McGuinness Martin McGuinness ... Himself
Noel Molloy Noel Molloy ... Himself
Una Reilly Una Reilly ... Herself
Peter Robinson Peter Robinson ... Himself
Edith Russell Edith Russell ... Herself (archive footage)
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Featuring fascinating archive footage, survivor accounts & unique interviews with Titanic experts, City of a Thousand Launches tells the untold story of how one of the worst disasters at sea was followed by almost a century of silence in Belfast. Bringing to life the incredible discovery of Titanic in 1985 and the impact of James Cameron's epic movie in 1997, this film follows the resurgence of pride in the world's largest and finest vessel, all leading to one final launch from the Harland & Wolff slipways.... the creation of Titanic Belfast - the world's largest Titanic visitor attraction. Written by John Paul Doherty

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Taglines:

City of a Thousand Launches

Genres:

Documentary

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2014 (Ireland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Northern Ireland, UK See more »

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Budget:

£120,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The extended DVD version features nearly 50 minutes of exclusive interviews with Titanic experts and special featurettes filmed on location at Queen's Island. See more »

Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

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