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Around the world in 80 days
- DVD ACTION (CEN, OSH, WSQ)
Two-disc special ed.
In English or French, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Prologue narrator, Edward R. Murrow
Warner Home Video,
2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: G.
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber.
Title from container.
From the classic by Jules Verne.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Special features: introduction by Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne ; feature-length audio commentary by BBC Radio's Brian Sibley ; documentary "Around the world of Mike Todd" ; excerpts from Playhouse 90's "Around the world in 90 minutes" ; highlights of the March 27, 1957 Academy Awards ceremony ; newsreels of the Los Angeles premiere and opening in Spain ; outtakes ; Georges Melies' "A trip to the moon" ; stills gallery ; theatrical trailers ; DVD-ROM feature: Michael Todd's Around the world in 80 days almanac.