This is the newsreel that ran after the Titanic sank in 1912

To commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, British Pathe has released the original newsreel that ran following the maritime disaster (the music is a new addition). Witness survivors arriving in New York City and long-distance radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi receiving accolades for inventing such a life-saving device. You can find further footage from the aftermath at the British Pathe's archives.

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Related: Modern photographs of the wreck and Neil deGrasse Tyson's contribution to the Titanic re-release.

DISCUSSION

iraenicole
Nicole

Bah how are you supposed to get a 24 hour news cycle out of that!

The Titanic looked kind of smaller then I always imagined in that. Not sure if my imagination just made it bigger or is just the shot.