Around the World in Eighty Days

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Genre: Animation, Comedy
 
IMDB:
7.8
Year:
1972
30 min
82 Views


A dangerous custom,

as l've always thought, sir.

A man might catch

a nasty chill on his liver.

Or break a tooth.

Remind me to speak

to the House committee about it.

No, by Gad! l'll write a letter to The Times.

-l say, Hinshaw.

-Yes, Mr. Mockridge?

Must we have that confounded animal

around here, stamping its feet?

-Mind the horses!

-That bloke is barmy!

There's a sight!

Move over!

Move that confounded contraption!

When l placed you with Mr. Fogg

a fortnight ago...

l warned you that he was an eccentric.

An eccentric, Mr. Hesketh-Baggott?

The man's a tyrant.

A cold-hearted, implacable fiend.

Must l remind you that you are

speaking of a member of the Reform Club?

l don't care if he's member of the

Worshipful Company of Fishmongers.

The man's mad!

Actually, excessive sanity

is not a necessary qualification...

for that particular institution.

Believe me, sir, he is not human.

Do you know how many valets

he's had in six months?

Certainly l do.

l've supplied him with five of them myself.

And are you aware that he tortured them

with a refinement of cruelty...

which would have put Torquemada and

the entire Spanish lnquisition to shame!

He's as cold and methodical as those

two watches he carries about with him.

You are abandoning yourself to rhetoric.

Remember, you've been rigorously trained

as a gentleman's gentleman.

A gentleman's gentleman is one thing, sir.

A whimpering, cringing...

slave is another.

You are allowing

your native imperturbability...

to be swept away

by a spate of mounting hysteria.

-You really must calm down.

-l can't help it, sir.

lf you knew how ardently

l have worked for Mr. Fogg...

how enthusiastically l have endeavored

to cater to his every whim.

His bath water had to be exactly

one foot, three and one-quarter inches.

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James Poe

James Poe (October 4, 1921 – January 24, 1980) was an American film and television screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the movies Around the World in 80 Days for which he jointly won an Academy Award in 1956, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Summer and Smoke, Lilies of the Field, and They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. He also worked as a writer on the radio shows Escape and Suspense, writing the scripts for some of their best episodes, most notably "Three Skeleton Key" and "The Present Tense", both of which starred Vincent Price. Poe was married to actress Barbara Steele from 1969 to 1978. more…

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