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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Around The World In Eighty Days
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 86 (Jul 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire, Basil Sydney, Noel Coward, Sir John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Harcourt Williams, David Niven, Alan Mowbray, Robert Newton, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Melville Cooper, Reginald Denny, Ronald Colman, Robert Cabal & Shirley MacLaine

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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The Oscar

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 28632
(MPAA Rating): G
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(Retail Price): $26.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 184
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1956
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/18/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Michael Anderson
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
After being challenged to making a journey "Around The World In Eighty Days," Phileas Fogg (Niven) wagered

DVD Picture:
Shot twice(!) in 65mm, once at 30 frames per second and again at 24 frames per second, and also reduction printed to 35mm in both speeds, this transfer, according to sources at Warner Bros., has been assembled -- and digitally cleaned up -- from a variety of elements. The anamorphically enhanced 2.20:1 DVD picture, which is appearing on a home video format in the original widescreen format for the first time, looks great, especially considering the film

The remastered Dolby