Lusitania Cartoon - The Sinking Of The Lusitania… 1915-1918

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Animation.

THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA

Title reads: "An amazing moving pen picture by Winsor (sic) McCay." Universal Films - The Transatlantic Film Co. logo on bottom of title. Introductory intertitle reads: " Winsor McCay, originator and inventor of Animated Cartoons, decides to...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
90591
Sort Number:
DOCS
Time in/Out:
01:26:25:00 / 01:37:53:00
Canister:
DOCS
Film ID:
3248.03
Issue Date:
1915 - 1918

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  • "Winsor (sic) McCay" - the "sic" is unnecessary, as Winsor McCay is the correct spelling of the man's name.

    Reducing the clip's current date range of 1915-18, the cartoon was released in America on 20 July 1918.

    "The German Submarine U-39 launches two torpedoes" - although this may have been the belief at the time, it is now accepted that actually just one torpedo was fired, and that the submarine responsible was U-20.

    jamied 17th Jun 2012

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