Film of the Olympic

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Film of the Olympic

Titanic Archive Movies

These pictures were retouched after the Titanic disaster to eliminate American company flags visible on the other vessels in harbour so that, when re-shown in April 1912, the pictures might represent Titanic at her berth in Southampton.

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Camera Position: A-Deck port side (first class promenade), looking forward.

Camera Position: Forward Well Deck (C-Deck),  in front of, and below the bridge, looking aft.

Camera Position: Poop Deck, looking forward.

Camera Position: Either Boatdeck or A-Deck, looking aft.

Description: Passengers relax on deck-chairs. The angled windows to the right are those of the first class smoke room.  Forward part of this deck on Titanic was enclosed.

Description: As passengers embark harbour crew load luggage and cargo into the 'Bunker Hatch.' Note the winches and Electric crane 'rests.' 

Description: The camera pans from left to right showing the A-Deck electric cranes, and passengers standing on the boat deck. Windows at centre, bottom are the second class entrance.

Description: Camera pans from right to left for view over Poop Deck (third class promenade), electric cranes and navigating bridge.

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Camera Position: Boat in New York harbour.

Camera Position: Boat in New York harbour.

Camera Position: Boat in New York harbour.

Description: Passengers line the decks as the Olympic is pulled by tugs out away from her berth at Pier 54.

Description: Tugs (names obliterated) nudge Olympic away from pier to enable her exit from the harbour.

Description: Olympic prepares to sail as smaller craft pass her.

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AVI (9.5 Mb)

Related Biographies:
Edward John Smith

Relates to Place:
New York City, New York, United States

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