2009 Jun 05

Haunted Setting

SOME guests at the “Away We Go” premiere party at the Jane Hotel wondered if Oscar winner Kate Winslet (there with her husband, the movie’s director, Same Mendes) was aware of the hotel’s ties to the Titanic, subject of Kate’s most famous film. The building housed and sheltered all of the ship’s survivors right after the 1912 tragedy, and a memorial service was held there at the time. Eerily, the very last Titanic survivor, Millvina Dean, passed away over the weekend. Kate had just weeks earlier contributed to fund her nursing-home bills with “Titanic” castmate Leonardo DiCaprio and their director, James Cameron.

Source: www.nypost.com