Around the world in eighty days

United States, 1956

Film
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Winner of the Best Picture Oscar, “Around the world in eighty days” is super-showman Mike Todd’s spectacular global pageant based on Jules Verne’s classic novel. Suave Phileas Fogg, accompanied by his manservant Passepartout, sets out at the turn of the century to circle the globe in eighty days in order to win a wager. David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine and Robert Newton in the major roles are supported by a dazzling array of 44 international stars in cameo roles.

Credits

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

producer

Michael Todd

production designer

Ken Adam

Duration

02:19:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302880

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Comedy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poor

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Poor

Literature → French literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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