Friday, February 26, 2016

Around the World in 80 Days (1956) Comedy Adventure, Starring David Niven and Cantinflas

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  1. Around the World in 80 Days (sometimes spelled as Around the World in Eighty Days) is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists.

    Cast

    David Niven as Phileas Fogg
    Cantinflas as Passepartout
    Shirley MacLaine as Princess Aouda
    Robert Newton as Inspector Fix

    Cameo appearances

    Finlay Currie as Andrew Stuart, Reform Club member
    Robert Morley as Gauthier Ralph, Reform Club member and Bank of England Governor
    Ronald Squire as a Reform Club member
    Basil Sydney as a Reform Club member
    Noël Coward as Roland Hesketh-Baggott, London employment agency manager
    Sir John Gielgud as Foster, Fogg's former valet
    Trevor Howard as Denis Fallentin, Reform Club member
    Harcourt Williams as Hinshaw, a Reform Club steward
    Martine Carol as a girl in the Paris railway station
    Fernandel as a Paris coachman
    Charles Boyer as Monsieur Gasse, balloonist
    Evelyn Keyes as a Paris flirt
    José Greco as a flamenco dancer
    Luis Miguel Dominguín as a bullfighter
    Gilbert Roland as Achmed Abdullah
    Cesar Romero as Abdullah's henchman
    Alan Mowbray as the British Consul at Suez
    Sir Cedric Hardwicke as Sir Francis Cromarty
    Melville Cooper as Mr. Talley, steward on the RMS Mongolia
    Reginald Denny as a Bombay police inspector
    Ronald Colman as a Great Indian Peninsular Railway official
    Robert Cabal as an elephant driver-guide
    Charles Coburn as a Hong Kong steamship company clerk
    Peter Lorre as a steward on the SS Carnatic
    George Raft as the bouncer of the Barbary Coast Saloon
    Red Skelton as a drunk at the saloon
    Marlene Dietrich as the saloon hostess
    John Carradine as Col. Stamp Proctor of San Francisco
    Frank Sinatra as the saloon pianist
    Buster Keaton as a train conductor (San Francisco to Fort Kearney)
    Col. Tim McCoy as a US Cavalry Colonel
    Joe E. Brown as the Fort Kearney stationmaster
    Andy Devine as the first mate of the SS Henrietta
    Edmund Lowe as the engineer of the SS Henrietta
    Victor McLaglen as the helmsman of the SS Henrietta
    Jack Oakie as the Captain of the SS Henrietta
    Beatrice Lillie as a London revivalist leader
    John Mills as a London carriage driver
    Glynis Johns as a Sporting Lady
    Hermione Gingold as a Sporting Lady
    Edward R. Murrow as the prologue narrator
    A. E. Matthews as a Reform Club member
    Ronald Adam as a Reform Club steward
    Walter Fitzgerald as a Reform Club member
    Frank Royde as a clergyman
    Mike Mazurki as a Hong Kong drunk (uncredited)
    Richard Wattis as Inspector Hunter of Scotland Yard (uncredited)
    Keye Luke as an old man at Yokohama travel office (uncredited)
    Felix Felton as a Reform Club member (uncredited)

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