A Night to Remember: the Definitive Titanic Film: A British Film Guide
Of the five epic films interpreting the sinking of the Titanic, the docu-drama A Night to Remember (1958) is the definitive version. Jeffrey Richards’ remarkable book examines the film’s place in the continuing generation of Titanic mythology. He analyzes the film, unravels its production history and reception, and compares it with the other Titanic films, notably James Cameron’s recent blockbuster Titanic.
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