G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Producer Mike Todd invited Maurice Chevalier to do a cameo. Chevalier asked to be billed at the foot of the cast list. Todd refused, so Chevalier declined the offer.
I'll be darned if I understand you city folks. Always rushing, rushing, rushing. Always thinking about the future. No wonder you have stomach trouble.
The Sacre Coeur Basilica is visible when the balloon crosses France. Construction began in 1873.
The last line of dialogue is "This is the end". The closing credits then begin with the words WHO WAS SEEN IN WHAT SCENE ... AND WHO DID WHAT. The story is then recapped in 6 minutes of simple, minimally animated cartoon images, allowing the names of the many cast members who each appeared in just one scene to be shown in relation to that scene. Some of the crew credits (WHO DID WHAT) are interspersed with the cast credits. The very last thing shown is the film's title.
The Todd-AO (30 fps) version and the Todd-AO (24 fps) version are as close to being identical as possible, considering that each scene was shot twice, using both methods. Note that the sound mixes of the 70 mm version and the 35 mm version are as close to being identical as possible, unlike Oklahoma! (1955) where the sound mix is completely different for each version.
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