G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Although Columbia Pictures originally had an agreement with Mike Todd about finance and distribution, studio head Harry Cohn pulled out of the partnership. Just before Cohn died, he agreed to finance and distribute Cantinflas' only other American film, Pepe (1960), which turned out to be ... ...
Your persiflage does not amuse.
As the train travels east across India, Passepartout looks out the window at the setting sun. The sun would have been to the west, at the rear of the train, not north, the direction from the window.
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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