a minor glitch

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Did anyone else notice this glitch?

When Molly Brown is boarding the Titanic, and Old Rose is doing a voiceover, she hands a porter a piece of luggage and says something like "Take this, sonny." The glitch is that the piece of luggage is unmistakably Louis Vuitton, which wouldn't have been around in 1912. I guess the crew couldn't find any other luggage, so they bought a piece of modern expensive luggage and put it in the movie hoping no one would notice.

Call me a nitpicker. I don't care. :)

-- Scott Reynolds (foo@bar.com), October 08, 1999


You know Scott, I wouldn't know a Louis Vuitton if I tripped over it (or Louis himself!) and my guess is that most who saw the film wouldn't either! :>)

Regards, Peter

-- Peter Nivling (pcnivling@capecod.net), October 09, 1999.

I wouldn't recognize a Vuitton either, but it is always fun to find something that most people wouldn't catch. That's what is so neat about this site- it has all the people who do catch these kind of things!

-- Lynae Anderson (lynaeanderson@yahoo.com), October 10, 1999.

Well, like, I liked the movie. It's just that it IS fun to find minor glitches. You've never seen a Vuitton luggage bag? They're pretty hard to mistake. They have a stylized L.V. stamped all over a dark brown leather background, and the luggage's frame is always light brown. I don't own any because its too expensive. I couldn't afford $2000 for a piece of luggage. They are nice, though. Strangely enough, it seemed to fit in the movie. Rich people have expensive things.

-- Scott Reynolds (foo@bar.com), October 13, 1999.

I noticed the LV luggage as well, and it made me a little curious... I did some web research, and found out that Louis Vuitton was actually founded in 1854. SO that makes Molly's luggage pretty acurate, timewise.

-- R. Auger (Rauger1@worcester.edu), May 06, 2003.

I have 6 pieces of Louis Vuitton luggage and I dont know how someone canyt tell it is Louis Vuitton it is only one of the most luxurious brands there is you pay for the label.

-- Peter (plbking@hotmail.com), May 11, 2003.

Louis Vuitton was around during the time of Titanic. It was actually quite clever putting in the movie, because I once heard an old tale that it only became famous AFTER that point simply because it was the only one of all suitcases that didn't sink.

-- Miss Diamond (misss_pink@hotmail.com), September 12, 2004.

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