Around the World in 80 Days (1956 movie) facts for kids
Around the World in 80 Days (sometimes written as Around the World in Eighty Days) is a 1956 adventure movie. It stars David Niven, Cantinflas, and Shirley MacLaine. It was produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The movie was directed by Michael Anderson. The screenplay was written by James Poe, John Farrow, and S. J. Perelman. It was based on the novel of the same name by Jules Verne. The music score was composed by Victor Young. The cinematography was by Lionel Lindon. The movie won many Academy Awards, including "Best Picture". Many well known actors made small appearances in the movie. These stars include Charles Boyer, Marlene Dietrich, and Frank Sinatra.
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CBS paid Mike Todd for the rights to cover the anniversary celebration as a television special. Todd and his wife Elizabeth Taylor are seen here at home in a film clip which was used for the television special.
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