• Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Around the World in 80 Days

Release Date: 1956

DVD Release Date: May 18th, 2004

G |2 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Victorian-era Englishman Phileas Fogg (David Niven) proclaims before his fellow members of a London gentleman's club that he can circumnavigate the globe in a mere 80 days, further boasting that he will bet the princely sum of 20,000 pounds on the success of his endeavor. With his stalwart manservant Passepartout (Cantinflas) alongside, he goes forth on his adventure, pursued by a dogged Police Inspector (Robert Newton) who suspects Fogg of chicanery.

Cast: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton, Charles Boyer, Joe E. Brown, Martine Carol, John Carradine

Director: Michael Anderson

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Michael Todd Company

Keywords: Playful, London, Charming, Quest, Pursuit, Police officer

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Awards

Winner Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Winner Cinematography (Color)
Winner Best Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Costume Design (Color)
Winner Writing (Screenplay - Adapted)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Film Editing