Chief Engineer Joseph Bell Quotes in A Night to Remember (1958)
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell Quotes:
[inside the turbine engine room]
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: I'll have to cut down more steam.
Engineer: I'll have to get rid of some of the low watt systems.
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: Well, you can cut the boiler room fans for a start. They're using too much electricity.
Engineer: That'll help.
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: Good.
Engineer: How are things up top, sir? Any chance for us?
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: Whatever happens, we've got to keep the lights going. I'll give the word when it's time to go and then it's every man for himself. But it woun't be too long. I heard that the Carpathia is on her way to us. She should reach us any time now.
Engineer: [to the crewmen] Let's hope they're right, boys. If any of you feel like praying, you'd better go ahead. The rest of you can join me for a cup of tea.
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: [evacuating a flooding boiler room] Up the ladders, boys. Come on. Up top!
[Chief Engineer Bell is observing several stokers and other crewmen haul long tubes into a flooding boiler room]
Crewman: What's the use, chief? All the pumps in Belfast would never keep that water down.
Chief Engineer Joseph Bell: That may be so, but the longer we can keep her afloat the more lives will be saved. So put your backs into it!
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Characters on A Night to Remember (1958)
- First Class Passenger
- Captain Edward J. Smith
- Mrs. Sylvia Lightoller
- Second Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller
- Capt. Arthur Rostron
- Maj. Arthur Peuchen
- Chief Baker Charles Joughin
- Steerage steward
- Wireless Operator Harold Thomas Cottam
- Mr. Isador Straus
- Col. Archibald Gracie
- Mrs. Straus
- Quartermaster George Thomas Rowe
- Benjamin Guggenheim
- Capt. Stanley Lord
- Second Officer Herbert Stone
- Mrs. Clarke
- Mr. Clarke
- Lady Richard
- Sir Richard
- Robbie Lucas
- Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall
- Mr. Yates
- Apprentice James Gibson
- Mr. Hoyle
- Sixth Officer James Moody
- Edith Evans
- Mrs. Brown
- Margaret Brown
- First Officer William Murdoch
- Lookout Frederick Fleet
- Martin Gallagher
- Mr. Murphy
- Man on upturned lifeboat
- Dining saloon steward
- Assistant Wireless Operator Harold Bride
- Wireless Operator Cyril Evans
- Third Officer Charles Groves
- Mr. Bull, man on train
- Mr. James Farrell
- Seaman at steerage gate
- Closing crawl
- John Wesley Woodward
- Wallace Hartley - Orchestra Leader
- Mrs. Liz Lucas