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The first sound film produced about the Titanic story was based on a stage play, The Berg.
Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century'

Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century'

Geoff Whitfield reviews a new book about the popular White Star Liner launched in 1899
Dorothy Gibson in The Lucky Holdup

Dorothy Gibson in The Lucky Holdup

A unique 8-minute fragment of film from 1912 featuring the Titanic survivor Dorothy Gibson...
Who were the first Titanic Survivors to die?

Who were the first Titanic Survivors to die?

Despite surviving the sinking of the Titanic, some of the rescued would not have long to live...
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RMS Titanic : An Introduction

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Encyclopedia Titanica tells the stories of the real people that designed, built and sailed on RMS Titanic.

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The following people were born
KEMP, Mr Thomas Hulman — 18th January 1869
GALLAGHER, Mr Martin — 18th January 1883
MARÉCHAL, Mr Pierre — 18th January 1883
BARTON, Mr David John — 18th January 1890
ANDREWS, Mr Charles Edward — 18th January 1893

The following people died
ROMAINE, Mr Charles Hallace — 18th January 1922
LEWIS, Mr Arthur Ernest Read — 18th January 1973
ABELSON, Mrs Anna — 18th January 1972
HERMAN, Miss Kate — 18th January 1983
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