NIGHT TO REMEMBER AUTHOR DIES: Group Captain Lionel Mandrake says that Walter Lord has died. Lord wrote the book that A Night To Remember was based on.
If I ever get into digital video editing, I’d be tempted to take the first 3/4 of that film and the last 1/4 of the more recent Titanic and splice them together. You’d then have a Titanic story with solid drama and acting, followed by blow-’em-out-of-the-water (err, maybe not the best analogy for film about the Titanic!) special effects.