Around the World in 80 Days

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Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. The teleplay by John Gay is based on the Jules Verne novel of the same title.
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Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. The teleplay by John Gay is based on the Jules Verne novel of the same title.

Original Release

04/16/1989 on NBC

US Release

04/16/1989

Cast

Robert Morley Wentworth
Roddy McDowall McBaines
Jack Klugman Capt. Bunsby / Captain Bunsby
Colin Higgins Reporter
John Mills Faversham
Eric Idle Jean Passepartout
Pierce Brosnan Phileas Fogg
Simon Ward Flannigan
Anna Massey Queen Victoria
Gabriele Ferzetti Italian Chief of Police
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 16 April 1989
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 17 April 1989
3 Episode #1.3 Tuesday, 18 April 1989

Directors

Buzz Kulik

Writers

John Gay, Jules Verne

Cast

Robert Morley Wentworth
Roddy McDowall McBaines
Jack Klugman Capt. Bunsby / Captain Bunsby
Colin Higgins Reporter
John Mills Faversham
Eric Idle Jean Passepartout
Pierce Brosnan Phileas Fogg
Simon Ward Flannigan
Anna Massey Queen Victoria
Gabriele Ferzetti Italian Chief of Police
Arielle Dombasle Lucette
Peter Ustinov Detective Wilbur Fix / Wilbur Fix
Patrick Macnee Ralph Gautier
Robert Wagner Alfred Bennett
Ian McNeice Batcular
Henry Gibson Train Conductor
Lee Remick Sarah Bernhardt
Christopher Lee Stuart
Pernell Roberts Captain Speedy
John Hillerman Sir Francis Commarty

Producers

Renée Valente Executive Producer
Paul Baerwald Executive Producer
Charles Wang Producer
Mirjana Mijojlic Producer
Frank Agrama Producer
Daniele Lorenzano Producer
Alessandro Tasca Producer

Editors

David Beatty, Les Green, Peter Parasheles

1989 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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