Cinema 2 at The Wolf presents Normandie: A Legendary Liner.

The Wolfsonian-FIU. Apr 20th, 2007The Wolfsonian-FIU and WPBT Channel 2 are pleased to present Cinema 2 at The Wolf, a monthly documentary film series. On Friday, April 20th, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Normandie: A Legendary Liner retells the accounts of the last crossing made by the Normandie on May 29, 1935. Normandie the last ship of the Transatlantic General Company left Le Havre Harbor in France on its 139th and final Atlantic crossing, en route to New York. The famed liner was known as the giant of the seas because it embodied technical genius and boasted the best of the French ornamental art of the era. Designed as the symbol of national pride and intended for luxury tourism, Normandie was a high-speed architectural achievement?she was the largest, fastest, and most sumptuously decorated ocean liner of all time. The film relives the splendor of a ship and an era. Screenings will be held at The Wolfsonian with free admission. All programs are part of WPBT?s broadcast line-up, scheduled to air on Channel 2 within the month the film is presented.

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