G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Mike Todd had extreme difficulties financing the film. After completing the large western sequence, the production was almost broke. Arthur Krim and Max E. Youngstein of United Artists looked at the existing footage, declared it a winner and agreed to bankroll the rest of the film.
You still in a hurry? I thought the English were calm, dreamy sort of people.
When the Native Americans attack the train, Buster Keaton says they must have gotten the engineer and fireman, but they'll get out of the mess because the "calvary" (not cavalry) are ahead.
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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