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::1956 - Around the World in 80 Days / In 80 Tagen um die Welt



USA 1956
Michael Todd Productions
technicolor, TODD-AO

Cast:
DAVID NIVEN (Phileas Fogg)
CANTINFLAS (Passepartout)
ROBERT NEWTON (Mr. Fix)
SHIRLEY MACLAINE (Aouda)
CHARLES BOYER (Monsieur Casse)
JOE E. BROWN (Stationmaster)
MARTINE CAROL (Tourist)
JOHN CARRADINE (Colonel Proctor Stamp)
CHARLES COBURN (Steamship Company Clerk)
RONALD COLMAN (Railway Official)
MELVILLE COOPER (Steward)
NOEL COWARD (Roland Hesketh Baggott)
FINLAY CURRIE (Andrew Stuart)
REGINALD DENNY (Police Chief)
ANDY DEVINE (1. Officer)
MARLENE DIETRICH (Saloon Hostess)
LUIS MIGUEL DOMINGUIN (Bullfighter)
FERNANDEL (French Coachman)
AVA GARDNER (Spectator)
SIR JOHN GIELGUD (Foster)
HERMIONE GINGOLD (Sporting Lady)
JOSE GRECO (Spanish Dancer)
SIR CEDRIC HARDWICKE (General Sir Francis Gromarty)
TREVOR HOWARD (Fallentin)
GLYNIS JOHNS (Sporting Lady’s Companion)
BUSTER KEATON (Train Conductor)
EVELYN KEYES (Flirt in Paris)
BEATRICE LILLIE (Preacher)
PETER LORRE (Steward)
EDMUND LOWE (Engineer of the ’Henrietta’)
COL. TIM MCCOY (U.S. Cavalry Colonel)
A. E. MATTHEWS (Club Member)
MIKE MAZURKI (Drunk in Hong Kong Dive)
JOHN MILLS (Carriage Driver)
ALAN MOWBRAY (british Consul)
ROBERT MORLEY (Ralph)
EDWARD R. MURROW (Prologue Narrator)
JACK OAKIE (Captain)
GEORGE RAFT (Saloon Bouncer)
GILBERT ROLAND (Achmed Abdullah)
CESAR ROMERO (Achmed Abdullah's Henchman)
FRANK SINATRA (Piano Player)
RED SKELTON (Drunk in Saloon)
RONALD SQUIRE, BASIL SYDNEY (Club Member)
RICHARD WATTIS, HARCOURT WILLIAMS (Butler Hinshaw)
also Robert Cabal

Crew:
MICHAEL ANDERSON (Director)
MICHAEL TODD (Producer)
WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES (Co-Producer)
S. J. PERELMAN, JAMES POE, JOHN FARROW (Screenplay)
VICTOR YOUNG (Music)
LEO SHUKEN, SID GUTNER (Orchestrator)
MILES WHITE (Costumes)
LIONEL LINDON (Camera)
GENE RUGGIERO, PAUL WEATHERWAX (Editorial Department)
JAMES W. SULLIVAN, KEN ADAMS (Art Direction)
ROSS DOWD (Set Direction)
PAUL GODKIN (Choreography)
JOSEPH KANE (Sound)
RONNIE RONDELL, LEW BORZAGE, FARLEY JAMES, IVAN VOLKMAN, DENNIS BERTERA (1. Assistant Director)
SAUL BASS (Title Designer)
KEVIN O'DONOVAN (Director 2. Unit and Assistant Producer)
EDWARD WILLIAM (Technical Advisor)
KOICHI KAWANA, DR. C. P. BEARD (Technical Advisor)
WILLIAM K. WILLIAMS, STANLEY HORSLEY, ELLIS CARTER (Camera 2. Unit)
HARRY MIMURA, GRAHAM KELLY (Cameraman)
based on a book by JULES VERNE

Song:
»Around the World« (sung by Eddie Fisher) by VICTOR YOUNG (Music) and HAROLD ADAMSON (Lyrics)

Length:
175 Minutes

Production:
mid-Aug - late Nov 1955 and re-shoots early Aug 1956 at RKO Studios, RKO-Pathé Studios,
Twentieth Century-Fox Studios and Universal-International Studios

Premiere:
New York premiere: 17 Oct 1956, Rivoli Theatre
Los Angeles premiere: 22 Dec 1956

Acadamy Awards:
Best Editing (1956): AA-Best Editing - Paul Weatherwax
Best Picture (1956): AA-Best Picture
Best Cinematography (1956): AA-Best Cinematography
Best Music, Original or Comedy Sr (1957): AA-Best Music, Original or Comedy Sr
Best Screenplay (1957): AA-Best Screenplay

Acadamy Award Nominations:
Best Art Direction (1956): AA-Best Art Direction - Ken Adam
Best Costume Design (1956): AA-Best Costume Design - Miles White
Best Director (1956): AA-Best Director

Golden Globe Awards:
1957: Best Motion Picture (Drama)
Cantinflas (Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical)