While the coveted ticket holders and ship's principals prepare for Titanic's maiden voyage, a little girl named Sarah boards the ill-fated beauty with her mother, in search of a better life.
Mark learns his daughter's name, only to follow a trail of hope and disappointment. A calamitous decision means too few lifeboats onboard, and illness forces Pirrie to forsake his place on the ship.
Mark abandons London and stays where his heart is - with the ship - and learns the steel is inherently weak. Sofia nurses her injured father, Emily gets six months and Conor is shot during a raid.
His faith in Pirrie once again damaged, Mark faces a new crisis - abandonment. Under pressure from her father, Sofia is forced to choose either Mark or Andrea. In a breathtaking ceremony, the Titanic is launched.
Dirty politics surround the election, and Emily's the scapegoat. Even safety issues turn political when Ismay, Chairman of White Star Lines, crushes Mark's solution. Conor crosses the line, and Mark chooses Belfast over leaving with Sofia.
Mark's situation seems to improve when J.P. Morgan arrives in town to witness the progress of the RMS Titanic. When Sofia attempts to make their relationship public and Mark declines, she decides to study abroad.
Whilst Mark and Sofia frolic by the sea, Henry Carlton learns of Mark's true identity and love affair with daughter Kitty. Upon Mark's return, Henry has Mark summoned by the Old Chairman to pay the price.
After Doyle exposes Mark's past, Mark sets out on a secret quest. When a collision sends the RMS Olympic back to the shipyard, Mark must study the implications of the wreck from the view of the Titanic's metallurgy.
The final Episode has Mrs. Widener's party in high spirits in Gatti's Restaurant, while below decks Paolo makes a meaningful introduction, and the Maloneys dream of their new life in America.
The squabbling Mantons' maid, Watson, is seen inexplicably loitering in steerage, and Barnes is shocked to discover the reasons why, while Paolo startles kindly steward Annie with an impulsive gesture.
Episode two opens with political tensions in Belfast interfering with the construction of new liner Titanic, but White Star Line chairman Bruce Ismay is dismissive of designer Thomas Andrews' concerns.
Life on board is comfortable for the wealthy British and American passengers in First Class, but everything changes after the ship encounters an iceberg and the realization dawns that the unsinkable Titanic is going down.
Take an insider look at the visual effects of Titanic: Blood & Steel. This behind-the-scenes look includes interviews with visual effects supervisors Ciaran Crowley and Julian Parry.
Belfast, 1909. The Harland and Wolff shipyard has been handed the biggest project in its history. It will build a great, unsinkable ship. And it will be called the RMS Titanic. TITANIC: BLOOD AND STEEL is the untold story of the building of a legend, and the many lives it affected during its three-year construction. To its wealthy investors, it was a dream. To the middle class who oversaw the project, it was a challenge. But to the working class who built it, Titanic was the start of a revolution.
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Titanic movie trailer - starring Kathy Bates, Billy Zane, Bill Paxton, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gloria Stuart. Directed by James Cameron. Genre: Drama
A boy and a girl from different social classes meet on the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.