Made-for-TV drama documenting the doomed liner's maiden voyage in 1912. Viewed from the perspective of three groups of passengers in First, Second, and Third Class, and highlighting the role that class distinction played in events, the film charts the fortunes of millionaire John Jacob Astor (David Janssen), romantic schoolteachers Lawrence Beesley and Leigh Goodwin (David Warner and Susan St James), and a group of Irish immigrants bound for a new life in America.
April 15th 1912 will be remembered as one of the darkest days in history, the day the Titantic sank on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. Of the 2, 206 passengers and crew only 703 survived that fateful journey and this is their story. Based on eyewitness accounts S.O.S Titanic is one of the most meticulously researched and vivid portrayals of the horrific events that took place. A lavishly produced, gripping and extremely tense recreation of a tragic night that shook the world.