G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
After winning the Oscar, Mike Todd rented Madison Square Garden and threw a huge party. Over 18,000 guests attended, and the celebration frequently threatened to degenerate into all-out chaos. Todd himself called the party a disaster.
Crisis or no, nothing should interfere with tea!
Near the end of the movie just after they start cutting up the Henriette for firewood in the middle of the ocean, a long shot shows some type of structure, possibly a camera platform, to the rear of the ship, screen left, sitting in the water.
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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