Around the World in 80 Days 1956

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Around the World in 80 Days ★★★ 1956 (G)

Niven is the unflappable Victorian Englishman who wagers that he can circumnavigate the earth in four-score days. With his faithful manservant Cantinflas they set off on a spectacular journey. A perpetual favorite providing ample entertainment. Star-gazers will particularly enjoy the more than 40 cameo appearances by many of Hollywood's biggest names. Adapted from the novel by Jules Verne. 178m/C VHS, DVD . David Niven, Shirley MacLaine, Cantinflas, Robert Newton, Charles Boyer, Joe E. Brown, Martine Carol, John Carradine, Charles Coburn, Ronald Colman; Cameos: Melville Cooper, Noel Coward, Andy Devine, Reginald Denny, Fernandel, Marlene Dietrich, Hermione Gingold, Cedric Hardwicke, Trevor Howard, Glynis Johns, Buster Keaton, Evelyn Keyes, Peter Lorre, John Gielgud, Victor McLaglen, John Mills, Robert Morley, Jack Oakie, George Raft, Cesar Romero, Gilbert Roland, Red Skelton, Frank Sinatra, Beatrice Lillie, Ava Gardner; D: Michael Anderson Sr.; W: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman; C: Lionel Lindon; M: Victor Young. Oscars '56: Adapt. Screenplay, Color Cinematog., Film Editing, Picture, Orig. Dramatic Score; Golden Globes '57: Actor—Mus./Comedy (Cantinflas), Film—Drama; N.Y. Film Critics '56: Film, Screenplay.