They pretend to have built a second ship in record time, they put a prominent passengers list together (Astor, at that time the richest man, was on board and “died”, his very young wife survived- they traveled to Europe with the Olimpic, but took the return trip on the Titanic).
JP Morgan was probabily recognized and had to invent a last minute meeting that hindered him to go abord.
Officialy the ship sunk, the insurance repaid the price, the Olimpic was refurbished (sounds familiar?).
Problem, is someone might have gone looking for the huge metal block in the deep sea. So a hollywood producer had to be first, developing the technology, going down alone, making the documentary and the movie, recovering everything, so you don’t even consider going down again to look for the rest.
They could not fake pictures very well, so the difference between the sisters is just black and white and two windows.
That is the very short summary.
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