Film, Video The Sinking of the Lusitania

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The Sinking of the Lusitania
Contributor Names
McCay, Winsor
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Live-action/animation films
Live-action/animation films
-  Sound: This moving image content is silent, and was created without sound or a soundtrack.
-  Summary: "An animated depiction of the sinking of the Lusitania: In May 1915, the liner leaves the United States, headed for Liverpool with over 2000 passengers on board. As the ship nears its destination, she is struck and severely damaged by a torpedo from a German U-boat. Even as frantic efforts to evacuate the ship are underway, another torpedo strikes the ship, leading quickly to disaster"--summary from
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 1208297
Source Collection
AFI/Shepard (David) Collection (Library Of Congress)
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Mccay, Winsor. The Sinking of the Lusitania. 1918. Video.

APA citation style:

McCay, W. (1918) The Sinking of the Lusitania. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Mccay, Winsor. The Sinking of the Lusitania. 1918. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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