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, actresses, and technicians on this movie, including Pan Am, TWA, Middle Eastern, and Pakistan Air. Private pilot Paul Mantz provided airline accommodations for Producer Mike Todd.
Your persiflage does not amuse.
The shadow of the camera crane is visible in the street during the San Francisco parade.
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.
The DVD version of the film adds nearly 12 minutes of previously deleted material. Most prominently, a 4-minute scene with Cantinflas out-riding a group of Sioux on horseback after falling off the train. In previous versions, the scene ended after his falling off. Also, the full intermission, entr'acte, and exit music segments are re-instated.
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