Around the World in Eighty Days (1919 film)

Around the World in Eighty Days (German: Die Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen) is a 1919 German silent adventure comedy film, directed and produced by Richard Oswald and starring Conrad Veidt, Anita Berber and Reinhold Schünzel. It is based on the 1873 Jules Verne novel Around the World in Eighty Days. It premiered at the Marmorhaus in Berlin.

Around the World in Eighty Days
Die Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen
Directed byRichard Oswald
Produced byRichard Oswald
Based onAround the World in Eighty Days (novel)
by Jules Verne
Starring
Production
company
Richard-Oswald-Produktion
Release date
March 1919
Running time
121 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageSilent

Plot

In order to win a bet, British gentleman Phileas Fogg attempts to circle the globe in eighty days, along with his French servant, Passepartout. Fogg is wrongly suspected of having robbed the Bank of England and faces the risk of arrest throughout his journey.

Cast

Bibliography

  • Allen, Jerry C. (1987). Conrad Veidt: From Caligari to Casablanca. Pacific Grove, CA: Boxwood Press. ISBN 978-0-940168-04-6.
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