Around the World in 80 Days

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An evening pause: Hat tip to Phil Berardelli, author of the new edition of Phil’s Favorite 500: Loves of a Moviegoing Lifetime, who notes, “Producer Mike Todd lured dozens of stars to appear in cameos in his still-glorious take on the classic Jules Verne novel, and nowhere were they more delightful than in the San Francisco saloon scene.”

How many well known actors and performers can you spot doing cameos in this short clip?

One comment

  • Mitch S.

    After the clip, YouTube suggested another Dietrich film “No Highway in the Sky”.
    It’s a British film about an eccentric engineer (James Stewart) who comes to the conclusion that Britain’s new state-of-the art airliner has a flaw that will cause it to crash due to structural failure caused by metal fatigue.
    What is almost creepy is this film came out in 1951 – a year before the Comet jetliner entered service and three years before they started breaking up in mid-air due to structural failure caused by metal fatigue!

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