Titanic stories

A Night to Remember

A Night to RememberDramatic poster advertising the influential 1958 film ‘A Night to Remember’. 

The film was an adaptation of Walter Lord’s book of the same name, published in 1955. Lord had interviewed sixty-three Titanic survivors when carrying out his research. 

Both book and film were highly successful and led to renewed interest in the story of Titanic.

The film was produced by William MacQuitty who was born in Belfast in 1905 and became a film producer, writer and photographer.



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  1. Charles Lightholler

    Second Officer, Charles Lightholler describes the scene as Titanic sank.

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Visiting Information

TITANICa The Exhibition is on display the the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. Click here for opening times, how to get here and admission prices.


Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic exhibition is housed in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. You can also experience "TITANICa The People's Story in the Outdoor Folk Museum.

Click here for more information on the 500 artefacts on display and also the Ultimate Living History experience.