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In 1872, Phileas Fogg's (David Niven) pronouncement that he could go Around the World in 80 Days seemed like a preposterous boast. But when some old boys at the Reform Club suggest wagering a tidy sum against his swaggering assertion, the proud gentleman determines to prove his claim. With only ten minutes of preparation, a satchel of British currency and his newly hired manservant Passepartout (Cantinflas), the very proper English man sets off to transverse the globe.
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Around The World In 80 Days is rated G
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- Commentary by BBC Radio’s Brian Sibley
- All-new digital transfer and remastered 5.1 soundtrack
- Introduction by Robert Osborne
- Documentary “Around the World with Mike Todd”
- Excerpts from “Playhouse 90’s Around the World in 90 Minutes” commemorating the film’s one-year anniversary
- Newsreel footage from the 1957 Oscars, and the premieres in Los Angeles and Spain
- Photo gallery
- Short “A Trip to the Moon” (1902)
- Theatrical Trailers
- DVD-ROM: Michael Todd’s “Around the World in 80 Days” Almanac
- Widescreen anamorphic format
- Number of discs: 2