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Around the World in 80 Days


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Last of a seven-part documentary entertainment, in which actor and writer Michael Palin attempts to emulate the achievement and adventures of Phileas Fogg. Dateline to Deadline
It has taken Michael 58 days to reach the International Date Line. He has only 22 days to complete the second half of the circumnavigation. The Pacific, the United States and the Atlantic must be crossed at breakneck pace.
This dash for the deadline in London is a frantic duel of wits with the clock.
Delays, misunderstandings and a suspect bomb all conspire to thwart Michael, and the outcome remains in doubt as the clock hands edge nearer to the fatal hour ... Series producer CLEM VALLANCE Director ROGER MILLS


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Phileas Fogg.
Unknown: United States
Producer: Clem Vallance
Director: Roger Mills

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Around the World in 80 Days

BBC One London, 22 November 1989 21.30

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