The Riverdale Rag #019 – A Nightmare to Remember

Well, that was a musical? We guess? Join Chanda and Cecily as they discuss what they liked, what they questioned, and what they hated about Chapter 31: A Night to Remember.

Stray Observations

  • More Fangs Fogarty chewing on scenery, please.
  • As far as musicals go, credit to the Riverdale team for making sure the kids sounded like high school kids putting on a musical, instead of professional singing stars who have been singing on stage for years.

Show Notes

A Night To Remember (1958 film)
A Night to Remember is a 1958 British drama film adaptation of Walter Lord’s 1955 book, which recounts the final night of the RMS Titanic. Adapted by Eric Ambler and directed by Roy Ward Baker, the film stars Kenneth More and features Michael Goodliffe, Laurence Naismith, Kenneth Griffith, David McCallum and Tucker McGuire. It was filmed in the United Kingdom. The film focuses on the story of the sinking, portraying the major incidents and players in a documentary-style fashion with considerable attention to detail; the production team, supervised by producer William MacQuitty, used blueprints of the ship to create the sets accurately, while Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall and ex-Cunard Commodore Harry Grattidge both worked as technical advisors on the film. Its budget of £600,000 (£11,868,805 today) was exceptionally large for a British film and made it the most expensive film ever made in Britain up to that time. (Source: Wikipedia)

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Music Credits

Intro/Outro – Good Morning by LAKEY INSPIRED · Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 · Music provided by Music for Creators

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