The Sinking Of The LusitaniaThe Sinking Of The Lusitania (1918) Theatrical Cartoon
This page has been viewed 18 times this month, and 3154 times total.
- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Winsor McCay
- Distributed by: Vitagraph Film Corporation, Box Office Attractions, Jewel Productions, Universal Films
- Directed By John D. Tippet.
- Produced By Winsor McCay.
- Animated By Winsor McCay.
- Written By Winsor McCay.
- Originally Released on May 18, 1918.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 11 minutes.
- Black & White
Animated account of the sinking of the cruise ship the Lusitania on May 7, 1915 by the German submarine U-39. The ship carried approximately 1,500 passengers, many of them Americans. Two torpedoes sank the ship and took 1,150 lives. The film opens with Winsor... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Mixture of animation and live action (in which Winsor McCay appears, being asked to draw a cartoon account of the sinking).
Film exhibitor Dennis Nyback estimates that this movie contains around 20,000 drawings.
Additional Cartoon Pictures:
Watch Cartoon Video:
You can watch this cartoon today on your computer. Just click below to start viewing "The Sinking Of The Lusitania" online now.
Submit Additional Information:
Do you have anything to add to this page? Have we made any mistakes... or do you have any additional information about The Sinking Of The Lusitania? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please send us a quick note with your additions or corrections to this page, and we will make the corrections as soon as possible!