Passed | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
26 January 2007 | bkoganbing
9 | "It Might Have Been In County Down, Or In New York, In Gay Paree, Or Even London Town"
Except for the horrible miscasting of Shirley MacLaine as a Hindu princess, Around the World in 80 Days comes close to ...
Col. Proctor Stamp:
Thanks. You're still a foreigner, but you're true blue.
When the train stops after the Native American raid, the train station sign says "Fort Kearney", and the station manager mentions a local train that will run to Omaha. In 1872, the sign should have read "Kearney Junction." Fort Kearny (correct spelling) was shut down in 1871. A postal error added a second "e" to Kearny, Nebraska, and the spelling has been Kearney ever since.
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.
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