Titanic Bloopers

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Peyton Jenkins

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One blooper that always got me was in the 1953 "Titanic"... In the movie, Madeleine Astor was saved on Boat 6. In real life, she was in Boat 4.
 
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Karin Kasper

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Someone who can read lips well told me it was something like, "Put your backs to it, men!"
 

Pat Winship

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A friend of mine pointed out that when Jonathan Philips as C.H.Lightoller is seen scrambling onto the capsized lifeboat, he is wearing his hat. In her words, "There's no way, short of surgical implant, that Lights would have had his hat at that point"-- having been sucked under twice with the sinking ship!

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Inger Sheil

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Which leads on to that question Monika used to pose thoughtfully during a long pub session:

Who 'donated' the hat he was wearing in that photo taken aboard the Carpathia?
 

Pat Winship

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Hi, Ing!

Don't know! I read elsewhere on this website that a pair of nice ladies bought him some clothes on the Carpathia. Also, worth contemplating was what did the men from Collapsible B do for shoes? I seem to recall that in the New York session of the American Inquiry, Lights was out buying some new ones at a time when Senator Smith wanted to call him.

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the one blooper you havent talked about is when rose was about to pose for the picture jack said on the bed no the couch that was a real blooper that leonardo di caprio made during the movie and james cameron decided to keep it in the movie and that is the only blooper that i know of and based on the disscusion going on there were many others but i thought i would mention this one so that you will know that you missed one jennifer mueller
 
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Tom Pappas

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You mean badly-delivered lines are considered bloopers? Oh, my gosh! Let's see...
 

Jerry Nuovo

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One kind of a historical blooper I find from Cameron's Titanic is Molly Brown taking Jack down to her cabin to fit Jack with her son's tuxedo.What a coincidence that her son's tuxedo perfectly fits Jack.The historical blooper to me is that if Molly Brown's son is not accompanying her on this trip,Why would Molly Brown pack her son's tuxedo into her luggage? Sincerely,Jerry Nuovo
 
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Tom Pappas

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Is it just me, or does anyone else think the "collapsible" lifeboat they dropped off the Officer's Quarters (and subsequently showed Lightoller commanding) had hard sides?
 

Bob Godfrey

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Jerry, here's Cameron's explanation as spoken by Molly:

"I gotta buy everything in three sizes 'cause I never know how much he's been eating while I'm away"
 
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Mary S. Lynn

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And, of course, the "Heart of the Ocean" was "safely" repositing in the open pocket of the men's jacket which Cal placed on Rose. The lifejackets only covered the front and back of a body, and the sides - where pockets are - were open. Naturally, Rose's plunge into the Atlantic Ocean, with subsequent swirling and bobbing up and down, swimming and turbulence, failed to dislodge this precious gem from the open pocket. I will not even mention that the Navy Hymn, "Eternal Father" was sung in the second class service on April 14 - not the first class service.
 
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mercedes riley

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the queen mary has the same thing. i found this out looking for a reception hall for my wedding. mercedes



The "smoke rooms" on the Olympic class ships were designed to be 'U' shaped so ladies could "retire" to one side of the room and gentlemen could play cards and generally socialise in the other wing of the 'U' without upsetting any sensibilities of the ladies. Although contained within the same large room, the ladies enjoyed an "area" of the smoking rooms. My point was that smoking in other rooms of the ship was not tolerated. This was a glaring error on Cameron's part.
 
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I just noticed the blooper topic here and after I posted some comments and bloopers in another thread I saw about bloopers. Bummers. Should I repost my comments here cuz the other one was way down on a page with the last comment posted in 2001? It was about some very interesting boo-boos in the film.
 
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sharon rutman

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It's a shame Cameron didn't include outtakes and bloopers in the updated Titanic dvd collection. I bet there were some real doozies and we can all use some laughs too.
 

John Clifford

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Perhaps James Cameron and the studios will show some of the outtakes, someday. I will wager that there were some "gems", such as if when Leo DiCaprio tosses Billy Zane the matches, they fly past Billy, and everyone starts laughing.
 
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Alyson Jones

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I found one mistake that i never seen/heard been mention on a Titanic forum.

In James Cameron 1997 movie,Jack and Rose found it very easy to wander right at the back of the stern and right at the front of the bow.Apparently on the real Titanic the stern and bow section was out of bounce to even 3rd class passanagers. Count another mistake in James Cameron's movie!

http://rivetcounter.txc.net.au/Tutorial/Alteration_Pages/38Signs.html
 

Dave Gittins

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Alyson, you are right about the bow. There was sign warning passengers to keep off it.

The stern appears to have been third class territory. In a photo taken at Queenstown/Cobh, many passengers are on the stern. I'm pretty sure they were allowed there when at sea. (After all, they needed a good place to throw up).
 
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Alyson Jones

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>>In a photo taken at Queenstown/Cobh, many passengers are on the stern. I'm pretty sure they were allowed there when at sea.<<

Yeah,I do recall photo's of the stern being fully loaded by people.
I always thought that 3rd class passengers were aloud to be on the stern, until i found this diagram stating other wise. It states with coloured dots were passengers were aloud to be on the ship.
Maybe i read it wrong, since you're an expert and you know more than me about Titanic could you have a little look? Since i found it on the internet,it could be totally all wrong. I'm confussed now.

It's on my post before.
 

Bob Godfrey

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All those benches on the poop deck weren't there to encourage the crew to relax! The red dot on that diagram indicates the ladder up to the docking bridge. No passengers allowed up there.