Summary:Adapted from the story by Jules Verne about a man's endeavor to circumnavigate the world in 80 days.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
From the classic by Jules Verne.
Dual-layer format.
Widescreen version; enhanced for widescreen TVs.
All-new widescreen digital transfer.
Soundtrack remastered in Dolby digital 5.1.
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 ; Documentary: Around the World in 90 minutes, a star-filled extravaganza commemorating the film's one-year anniversary ; 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 -- Enhanced features for DVD-ROM PC. Michael Todd's Around the world in 80 days almanac.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD; Dolby digital.
DVD-ROM minimum system requirements: InterActual Player (included on the disc); Microsoft Windows 98SE; Microsoft IE 5.5; Macromedia Flash Player 6.0; an Internet connection; a DVD-ROM drive; and a DirectShow compatible DVD decoder. This DVD will not work in a CD-ROM drive and the DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Mac OS.
Audience:MPAA rating: G. Bonus material not rated.
Awards:Academy Awards, 1956: Best Motion Picture (Michael Todd, producer), Best Cinematography (Color) (Lionel Lindon), Best Film Editing (Gene Ruggiero, Paul Weatherwax), Best Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) (Victor Young), Best Writing (Screenplay--Adapted) (James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman)
Production Credits:Cinematography, Lionel Lindon ; editors, Gene Ruggiero, Paul Weatherwax ; composer, Victor Young.