Raise the Titanic! begins with a montage of photos of the ocean liner under construction and setting out on her doomed voyage. After that modest nod to reality, the film quickly turns into a sort of James Bond fantasy.
Few films have a firmer grasp on a time or location than Paul Mazursky’s An Unmarried Woman (1978), a movie that captures not only the look of New York City in the late ‘70s, but the intellectual/emotional feel of the place.
Margaret Brown had a colorful life before the Titanic, and a very full one after that notorious maritime disaster. But in the collective memory of popular culture she will always be the “unsinkable” Molly Brown.