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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
One might be puzzled by Cantiflas' oddly-shaped mustache, but of course to anyone now are clearly seen as tracing the shape of bull's horns, for he was a real bull-fighter, and among whose risks include being the first scenes shot in this epic ... ...
I'll be darned if I understand you city folks. Always rushing, rushing, rushing. Always thinking about the future. No wonder you have stomach trouble.
On her way to Hong Kong, the S.S. Rangoon passes the Royal Palace at Bangkok (Siam/Thailand). However, that would've been impossible. Even in 1872, the Chao Phraya River was much too shallow for ocean-going vessels of S.S. Rangoon's size at that spot. Bangkok's port is situated some 15 kilometers downstream near the river's estuary, where the water is deep enough. Also, the S.S. Rangoon is going the wrong way, passing the palace from left to right, suggesting she comes from upriver and sails towards the estuary, which doesn't make sense either..
The last line of dialogue is "This is the end". The closing credits then begin with the words WHO WAS SEEN IN WHAT SCENE ... AND WHO DID WHAT. The story is then recapped in 6 minutes of simple, minimally animated cartoon images, allowing the names of the many cast members who each appeared in just one scene to be shown in relation to that scene. Some of the crew credits (WHO DID WHAT) are interspersed with the cast credits. The very last thing shown is the film's title.
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