Outward bound

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “Around the world in 80 days”.
In this the first half of his journey, Michael Palin travels from London to Madras, via Venice, Alexandria, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Bombay. Dropping further and further behind schedule Palin struggles with missed connections, bureaucratic negotiations and seasickness until, after a quick shave by a blind man with a cut-throat blade, he boards the train to Madras, only to find his seat has been given to three different Michael Palins, one of them a woman!

Credits

director
co-producer

Roger Mills

Clem Vallance

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

02:44:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Around the world in 80 days

Group of items

Around the world in 80 days

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37599

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages and travels

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages around the world

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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