"I'm Flying!"

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When Rose and Jack are at the front of the ship and Rose says "I'm flying!," what is the song that Jack sings? Something about a flying machine. Is is from a play? And is it the same song that Rose sings at the end when she is waiting to be rescued?

-- Kerri Allen (maynard.allens@worldnet.att.net), January 12, 1998


Yes I know that the song he sings is the same as the one at the end but I'm not sure where it is from? If you get an answer please contact me. I think he says,something like "Up she blows up she blows" I don't knw but contact me too!!

-- Ginger H Castillo (lincolnabes@hotmail.com), January 12, 1998.

In the script I read that this was a popular song at this time "Come Josephine in my flying machine". The second line is: And it4s up she goes! Up she goes! In the air she goes. Where? There she goes!

-- Tina Moser (ch.moser@kfunigraz.ac.at), January 13, 1998.

I believe it to be an old song from the very early 1900's. I heard it in the movie "Those magnificent men in their flying machines". I heard that a "Josophine" in aeronautical terms was a type of bi-plane used in the early days of world war 1. Rent the video documentary "Secrets of the Titanic" @ any blockbuster in the special interests section and learn about the events of the early days in Titanics creation.

-- Loren Scott (llloyd@pacbell.mobile.com), January 14, 1998.

i visited a titanic web site that had a screenplay of the movie. in one part, when rose goes to see jack the day after they meet, they are singing that song together. in a sense, that is kind of "their song."

-- superbin (karatebin@hotmail.com), January 14, 1998.

At the end of the movie Rose stays awake by singing the "Josephine" song. It's the same when she is flying.

-- Nicky (beaner05@ix.netcom.com), January 15, 1998.

Just wanted to add my interpretation of Rose's singing that song on the driftwood: she wants to spread her wings and fly out of the icy waters. I also agree that by this time it is "their song" and she is singing to keep her mind occupied. Sends shivers down my spine. What a great movie.

-- Bob Gregorio (donthave@sorry.net), April 09, 1998.

Yes, it is called, "Come Josephine in my flying machine."

-- no thanks (idonthavenone@none.com), April 08, 2004.

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