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CLIP 6867

The day I saw the Titanic

The day I saw the Titanic

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Key Info
  • The day I saw the Titanic
  • Duration: 03:48
  • Interviewee John Parkinson talks about his father's role in the shipyard as a joiner. Mr Parkinson remembers being taken to the shipyard to see the ship propped on the slipway. He describes watching Titanic sail up Belfast Lough the day she left the shipyard. Parts of the interview are overlaid with images of Titanic being built and dramatisation of father and son. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Biography and Autobiography

  • Keywords: Atlantic, iceberg, Titanic, ship yard, Belfast, ship builder, memories, father, non-fiction, writing, nonfiction writing, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Make a list of important or new words in this report and put them in alphabetical order. Write a glossary for the report. When you don't know the meaning of a word, find out more and write an explanation of it in your own words. These might include words like shipyard, joiner, slipway and props.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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