Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)

Around the World in 80 Days sometimes spelled as Around the World in Eighty Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists.

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow presents an onscreen prologue, featuring footage from A Trip to the Moon 1902 by Georges Mlis, explaining that it is based loosely on the book From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne. Also included is the launching of an unmanned rocket and footage of the earth receding.Around 1872, an English gentleman Phileas Fogg David Niven claims he can circumnavigate the world in eighty days. He makes a 20,000 wager around to 1.6million today with four sceptical fellow members of the Reform Club each contributing 5,000 to the bet, that he can arrive back within 80 days before exactly 845 pm. ........

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