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Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  1958 (USA)
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Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Andrew Stuart
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Ralph - Bank of England Governor
Ronald Squire ...
Reform Club Member
Basil Sydney ...
Reform Club Member
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Roland Hesketh-Baggott - London Employment Agency Manager
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Foster - Fogg's Ex-Valet (as Sir John Gielgud)
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Denis Fallentin -Reform Club Member
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Hinshaw - Reform Club Aged Steward
Martine Carol ...
Girl in Paris Railroad Station
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French Coachman
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Monsieur Gasse -Thomas Cook Paris Clerk
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Tart - Paris
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Flamenco Dancer (as Jose Greco and Troupe)
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Storyline

When Phileas Fogg is challenged to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days, he bets his entire fortune and leaves with a new butler on a world tour. This Victorian adventure has a kicker, the bank of England has been robbed. Is this Fogg's way of avoiding arrest? The detective following him believes so, and his butler is becoming unsure. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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bet | travel | train | england | balloon | See All (138) »

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It's a wonderful world, if you'll only take the time to go around it! See more »


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Release Date:

1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Around the World in 80 Days  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$42,000,000 (USA)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(35 mm) | (with overture and exit music) | (video) | (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

(Mag-optical) (35 mm prints) (1956)| (optical) (35 mm prints) (re-release prints)| (70 mm prints) (Westrex Recording System)| (Perspecta Sound encoding) (35 mm magnetic prints) (1956)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Todd never had anyone else other than David Niven in mind for the role of Phileas Fogg. See more »

Goofs

As they are getting ready to leave Paris in the balloon the basket is on the ground and a rope extends about eight feet to the side of the basket where it is tied to a pile of sandbags to keep it down. When Passepartout unties the rope the balloon begins to rise. If the rope had actually been holding the balloon down it would have be vertical and taut since the balloon would be above it. See more »

Quotes

Princess Aouda: Mr. Fogg, why must you be so... so British?
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits. The film begins with 'Edward R. Murrow (I)' narrating a prologue showing the history of flight. Then, the actual story begins with no opening credits whatsoever. See more »

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Soundtracks

The Little Brown Jug
(1869) (uncredited)
Music by Joseph Winner
Played on piano in a San Francisco saloon by Frank Sinatra but probably dubbed
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Classic Cinema At its Best!
26 January 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Based on the famous novel of the same name Around The World In Eighty Days,is an undeniable classic,Despite a forgettable 'remake'it has never been bettered, David Niven star's as The eponymous Phileas Fogg, an Eccentric gentleman who wages a bet with his chums at the reform club, that he can attempt the impossible travel Around the globe in a record time,His epic journey takes Fogg to Paris Spain, India,Hong Kong,Japan,San Francisco, Mexican personality Cantinflas,plays Fogg's loyal Man servant Passpartout,who attends to Mr Foggs every whim, Shirley McClaine,in an early role is Aouda the Indian girl Whom Fogg rescues from a fiery death atop a funeral pyre, and subsequently falls in love with,This Classic was probably the first film to feature 'Cameo roles' the roles are an impressive list of who's who of stage and screen,the film's budget is certainly well spent every cent is up there on screen, lavishly lensed in Todd-AO which of course must be viewed in Widescreen,as it's totally unwatchable in 'Pan And Scan'


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