Premiere of film 'A Night to Remember' about the Titanic ship sinking after collision with an iceberg.
SLATE INFORMATION: The Titanic Disaster
( ** NB - THIS IS PROBABLY THE OLYMPIC - SISTER SHIP TO THE TITANIC *** )
ENGLAND: Hampshire: Southampton:
The liner Titanic in port before maiden voyage
Tugsmanouevering ship out of port
Lifeboats on board the Titanic
Odeon cinema where a film about the sinking of the Titanic "A Night to Remember" is being premiered
People gathered for premiere in the foyer of the cinema
Foreign secretary John Selwyn Lloyd along through foyer
John davies (Managing Director, The Rank Organisation) arriving with his wife
Man looking at newspaper headlined with story about an iceberg being reported in the shipping lanes
Iceberg floating at sea
ENGLAND: London: 1958
Crowd outside cinema
Actor Kenneth More, star of "A Night to Remember", greeted on arrival and talking to Gaumont British reporter Peter Lee SOT
More with Sylvia Lightoller, widow of Second Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller whom More plays in the film
Gaumont reporter Peter Lee talking to survivors of the sinking of the Titanic
Titanic survivor Lawrence Beesley gives his view of the film SOT
Titanic survivor Alfred Pugh talks of how equipment available today would have prevented such a disaster SOT
Background: Premiere of film 'A Night to Remember' about the Titanic ship sinking after collision with an iceberg. Includes footage of Titanic, and interviews with survivors.
(NOTE - File which apparently shows the Titanic in this newsreel - is likely to be the sister ship - the Olympic - as the only surviving footage of the Titanic is the first sequence of
Gaumont Graphic story 609/95 - note made April 2012).