The movie was based on Paul Gallico’s 1969 eponymous novel.
The plot centers on the fictional SS Posei-don, an aged luxury liner on her final voyage from New York City to Athens before being sent to the scrapyard.
On New Year’s Eve, she is overturned by a tsunami.
Is Poseidon based on a true story?
Poseidon (fictional ship) In the 1972 film the SS Poseidon is based on the RMS Queen Mary. The SS Poseidon is a fictional transatlantic ocean liner that first appeared in the 1969 novel The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico and later in four films based on the novel.
Was The Poseidon Adventure playing on the Titanic?
The 1972 “The Poseidon Adventure” was fictional – but was their a real film called “The Poseidon Adventure” on RMS Titanic? Here, the main cast stands before the Queen Mary. The 1972 film was based on a Paul Gallico novel of the same name published in 1969.
When was The Poseidon Adventure made?
December 13, 1972 (USA)
Who was the singer in The Poseidon Adventure?
Carol Lynley, who starred as the SS Poseidon ship singer in the 1972 action film “The Poseidon Adventure,” and in the 1965 thriller “Bunny Lake is Missing,” died Tuesday at age 77.