Titanic 1953

Oscar® Winning 1953 Classic Film Titanic Comes to Blu-ray on April 3

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Coinciding with the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the famous passenger liner, Titanic, the 1953 Academy Award® Winner for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay, bursts onto Blu-ray for the first time April 3rd from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  The influential film features a stellar cast including Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee Clifton Webb (Stars and Stripes Forever), Academy Award® and Emmy® winner Barbara Stanwyck (Double Indemnity) and Audrey Dalton (Separate Tables).  Showcasing a fully re-mastered version of the film, as well as incredible special features including commentary from the cast and crew, Titanic on Blu-ray is a must-have for any classic film enthusiast and history buff.

Titanic 1953Determined to leave the superficial, high-society world in which her husband Richard (Clifton Webb) is engrossed, Julia Sturges (Barbara Stanwyck) boards the R.M.S. Titanic in England to travel to America, along with her two children. Hoping to reconcile with his family, Richard purchases a steerage ticket aboard the ship, unaware of the fateful events that loom ahead.

Titanic Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary by Film Critic Richard Schickel
  • Commentary by Cinematographer Michael D. Lonzo, Actors Audrey Dalton and Robert Wagner, and Historian Sylvia Stoddard
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  • Titanic Aftermath: Audio Essay by Silvia Stoddard
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery