Shooting the "Titanic" - Naval History - October 1997
Titanic with Tacos and Hot Salsa By Kit Bonner
A naval historian who served as a technical advisor for mega-thriller director James Cameron's Titanic takes a light-hearted look at the challenges of shooting a movie—set in the North Atlantic—in Mexico.
A technical advisor to the soon-to-be-released motion picture “Titanic" was impressed with the productions accuracy. However, it did not come easy— or cheap. Shooting on the coast of Mexico and using locals as extras presented several unexpected challenges, but nothing the crew couldn't handle.
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