David Niven is spot on as the imperturbable Victorian English gentleman Phileas Fogg who attempts to win a bet nearby circumnavigating the orb in lately eighty days. The Jules Verne fishing on a truly cinematic and epic scale. Utilising 140 studio sets, 44 cameo appearances by way of Hollywood players, 8,552 animals, 68,894 extras, 74,685 costumes, a Victor Young score, and S.J. Perelman among the writers warranty delightful folks make one's way. The beginning of the cloud features a prologue around Edward R. Murrow, the esteemed television journalist, and features the first veil to be based on a Jules Verne novel, Georges Melies's A TRIP TO THE MOON from 1902. A veritable ritual, with similar vim, soothe and type acting as IT'S A Eager, Off-the-wall, Out of one's tree, MAD Era, but with an esteemed production of period detail and exotic locations.
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