G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
The bullfighting sequence was added because Cantinflas had bullfighting experience. He was actually in the ring with the bull, eschewing the use of a stunt double. It was one of the first sequences shot.
Listen, you. Get out and stay out. If I ever catch you in here again, I'll cut you up in a thousand pieces.
At the beginning of the movie, in London, carriages drive on the right side and travel roundabouts in a counter-clockwise direction. The UK drives on the left.
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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