G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Over a dozen airlines provided service to the actors and technicians on this film, including Pan Am, TWA, Middle Eastern and Pakistan Air. Private pilot Paul Mantz provided airline accommodations for producer Mike Todd.
An Englishman never jokes about a wager, sir.
As the train travels east from San Francisco, the track changes from a dual gauge (a standard and narrow gauge) line to a single gauge track, and back again.
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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