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This dramatic recounting of the disastrous maiden voyage of H.M.S. Titanic was produced in Germany during WWII and features an undertow of anti-British propaganda absent from other versions of the story. The building of the luxurious ocean liner Titantic proves to be a hugely expensive proposition, and Sir Bruce Ismay (Ernst Fritz Furbringer), president of White Star Lines, wants to make sure that the ship's first crossing is big news. It is at his urging that Capt. Edward J. Smith (Otto Wernicke) pushes for a record speed in their voyage to New York, sowing the seeds for later disaster.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A real curiosity, by now richly comic in a gruesome sort of way."
‑ , Time Out
"A fascinating glimpse into a chapter of film history seldom perused."
‑ Jake Euker, Filmcritic.com
"Neither the first nor the best film telling the story of the doomed ocean liner, the 1943 German version is nonetheless fascinating."
‑ Jurgen Fauth, JurgenFauth.com
"As filmmaking, it's not much to get excited about, but as a curio, it's something else again."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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