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Around the World in 80 Days (Around the World in Eighty Days) (1956)

Around the World in 80 Days
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Starring (View all)
David Niven

David Niven

Phileas Fogg
Cantinflas

Cantinflas

Passepartout
Finlay Currie

Finlay Currie

Andrew Stuart
Robert Morley

Robert Morley

Ralph - Bank of England Governor
Ronald Squire

Ronald Squire

Reform Club Member
Basil Sydney

Basil Sydney

Reform Club Member
Noel Coward

Noel Coward

Roland Hesketh-Baggott - London Employment Agency Manager
John Gielgud

John Gielgud

Foster - Fogg's Ex-Valet


Written by (View all)
James Poe

James Poe

(screenplay)
John Farrow

John Farrow

(screenplay)


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3 years, 4 months ago at Nov 27 12:47
Razzle-dazzle showman Michael Todd hocked everything he had to make this spectacular presentation of Jules Verne's 1872 novel Around the World in 80 Days, the second film to be lensed in the wide-screen Todd-AO production. Nearly as fascinating as the finished product are the many in-production anecdotes concerning Todd's efforts to pull the wool over the eyes of local authorities in order to cadg... read more

Around the World in 80 Days

2 years, 7 months ago at Aug 24 19:48
Whenever anyone talks about bloated, brain-dead, insufferable star-riddled epics from the 1950s, the type of movie that they’re talking about is Around the World in 80 Days. As a picturesque travelogue of the entire globe, it can’t be beat. As an engaging story with well-developed characters, it leaves one wanting.

As all razzle-dazzle spectacles go, I suppose you could do worse... read more

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1 year, 1 month ago at Feb 2 21:28
Comedic, adventurous, and a great deal of fun. Phileas Fogg is a loveable gentleman who places a bet to go around the world in 80 days.
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Description: Phileas Fogg bet his fellow club members that he can circle the globe in eighty days. That may not be impressive today, but in 1872, it was nearly impossible. Accompanied by his valet, Passepartout, and the wandering Princess Aouda, Fogg crosses ... Full DescriptionEurope, India, Japan, the Pacific and the United States. Director: ... (more)
Release date: 14 March 2015
UPC: 085392863228
Adventure (16), Comedy (10), 1956 (10), 1950s (8), Travel (7), Romance (6), India (6), Boat (5), Jail (5), England (5), Best Picture Oscar (4), Based On A Novel (4), Spain (4), Jules Verne (4), Newspaper (4), Balloon (4), Adaptation (4), Train (4), Ship (3), Hong Kong (3)
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“Comedic, adventurous, and a great deal of fun. Phileas Fogg is a loveable gentleman who places a bet to go around the world in 80 days.” read more

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Around the World in 80 Days

“Whenever anyone talks about bloated, brain-dead, insufferable star-riddled epics from the 1950s, the type of movie that they’re talking about is Around the World in 80 Days. As a picturesque travelogue of the entire globe, it can’t be beat. As an engaging story with well-developed characters, it leaves one wanting.

As all razzle-dazzle spectacles go, I suppose you could do worse. And perhaps it is impossible to make a movie out of Around the World in 80 Days that’s dramatically engaging, but this is still boring. Watch it for the cavalcade of guest spots and cameos in the film, most of which linger on the star for a prolonged period of time before moving on to the next one in this section. My personal favorites are Buster Keaton as the train conductor, although hearing the ” read more

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“Razzle-dazzle showman Michael Todd hocked everything he had to make this spectacular presentation of Jules Verne's 1872 novel Around the World in 80 Days, the second film to be lensed in the wide-screen Todd-AO production. Nearly as fascinating as the finished product are the many in-production anecdotes concerning Todd's efforts to pull the wool over the eyes of local authorities in order to cadge the film's round-the-world location shots--not to mention the wheeling and dealing to convince over forty top celebrities to appear in cameo roles. David Niven heads the huge cast as ultra-precise, supremely punctual Phileas Fogg, who places a 20,000-pound wager with several fellow members of London Reform Club, insisting that he can go around the world in eighty days (this, remember, is 1872). ” read more

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