Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 20, 1930

Atlantic (Elstree). Although Director E. A. Du Pont (who made Variety) directed this, it suffers from the flowery dialog and annoying deliberation peculiar to most British films. Like The Deluge, Journey's End and Submarine, it shows how a group of people behave when they are facing death. This time the setting is a trans-Atlantic liner which sinks after hitting an iceberg. If the producers had used some of the stories that have been current for two decades about the crash of the Titanic, or even if they had used the Titanic's passenger...

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