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A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember is a book by Walter Lord[?] about the sinking of the luxury liner RMS Titanic in 1912.

A movie based on the book and with the same title is considered by critics and fans to be the most accurate of several movie portrayals of the disaster. It was the best-known film about the Titanic prior to the 1997 release of Titanic by James Cameron, which, unlike A Night to Remember, does not attempt historical accuracy. After the worldwide box-office success of the later film, A Night to Remember is often cited by critics as being superior in terms of realism (and better acting and scripting).

It was filmed in England, and it was directed by Roy Ward Baker[?]. Its stark black-and-white photography[?] (see also color film[?]) evoked the period feeling of the events pictured. The depiction of the sinking of the ship is considered to be accurate for the time, though evidence uncovered decades later by scientific exploration revealed the fact that the Titanic literally broke in half as it was sinking.

The movie stars Michael Goodliffe[?], Frank Lawton[?], Kenneth More[?], Tucker McGuire[?], Honor Blackman[?], George Rose[?], Laurence Naismith[?], Kenneth Griffith[?] and David McCallum[?]. It was adapted by Eric Ambler[?] and directed by Roy Baker[?].


A Night to Remember is the name of popular 1980s icon and singer Cyndi Lauper's third album (as well as a song on the album.) The album did not do as well as her previous albums, selling less than a million copies. Lauper toned down both her girlish sound and her friendly punk look for the album, and as it was released in 1989 when grunge rock music was becoming popular, it stalled and eventually bombed. It is currently the only album of her catalogue that is out of print.



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