The True Story About the ‘Titanic’ Cuddling Couple

The couple is based off first-class passengers on the ship, Isidor and Ida Straus.

We all know the scene from Titanic: a couple lies in bed together as the boat is sinking, and water is seen rushing into the room. Well, it turns out they were based on real-life first-class passengers, Isidor and Ida Straus, who both turned down lifeboats to let other people in. They were last seen holding each other on the deck of the boat.

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