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A Night to Remember (UK, 1958)

Directed by Roy Baker. Cast: Kenneth More, Honor Blackman, Michael Goodliffe, Kenneth Griffith, David McCallum, Tucker McGuire, John Merivale, Frank Lawton, Laurence Naismith, George Rose. This meticulous re-creation of the sinking of the Titanic was adapted by Eric Ambler from the best-selling book by Walter Lord. The film covers the life and death of the huge vessel from its launching celebration to that fateful night of April 14, 1912, when the "unsinkable" ship struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Special features: Audio commentary by Don Lynch and Ken Marschall; the making of "A Night to Remember" (1993), a 60 minute documentary featuring William MacQuitty's rare behind-the-scenes footage; includes original theatrical trailer. 123 min. ; also Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Geduld, Harry. "Nearer My Wreck to Thee." Humanist; Jul/Aug87, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p45-45, 1p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Howells, Richard. "Atlantic Crossings: Nation, Class and Identity in Titanic (1953) and A Night to Remember (1958)." Historical Journal of Film, Radio & Television, Oct99, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p421-438, 18p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Richards, Jeffrey. A night to remember: the definitive Titanic film / Jeffrey Richards. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, c2003. (Full text online (UCB users only); print Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.N5222 R53 2003)