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Tuesday, December 15, 1998 Published at 15:22 GMT


Entertainment

Titanic treat for movie fans

It could be you - Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio

If you have ever longed to be Kate Winslet, wind in your hair and arms outstretched on the prow of the Titanic - you could be in luck - although you might have to provide your own Leonardo DiCaprio.


[ image: The real Titanic sank in 1912 and still lies at the bottom of the Atlantic]
The real Titanic sank in 1912 and still lies at the bottom of the Atlantic
Fans of the world's biggest box office hit are now able to relive some of the scenes of the film in a new exhibition which opens in London on Wednesday.

The Titanic Official Movie Tour opens at the Wembley Exhibition Hall and is expected to attract thousands of visitors.

One of the highlights of the event will be a chance to "fly" on the ship's prow like the stars of the film. Visitors will be also be able to have themselves photographed in the famous pose.


[ image: Visitors enter the exhibition through a hole in the side of the ship]
Visitors enter the exhibition through a hole in the side of the ship
Other attractions include: costumes worn by the stars of the film; recreations of some of the sets; interactive displays; and demonstrations of the special effects.

Visitors enter the exhibit through a "hole" in the side of the ship made to look like the one created by an iceburg.

The original Titanic was a state-of-the-art ocean liner which was holed by an iceburg in 1912 on her maiden voyage to the US. The ship sank in the icy seas of the Atlantic with great loss of life.

Over the next three years the movie exhibition will tour 15 European cities.



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