Fogg and his French manservant Passepartout face many obstacles. The boat to France is waiting for actress Sarah Bernhardt, France is in a chaotic state after the fall of Napoleon III and deadly Thuggee cult awaits in India.
Based on Jules Verne's classic about 19th century aristocrat Phileas Fogg's bet that he can circumnavigate the earth in a mere 80 days - and vows to leave that night, taking only some necessary cash in a carpet bag and his newly-hired manservant, Jean Passepartout. Written by
In the bar in Paris, the woman wanting to sit next to Fogg describes him as "tres belle" (very good-looking). "Belle" is the feminine form of the word, As Fogg is a man, she should have said "beau". See more »