Around the World in 80 Days

Factual error: In 1872 San Francisco there's a barrel of Pabst beer, but it's name then was Best. It didn't change to Pabst until 1890. (02:00:30)

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Factual error: During the balloon ride the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is seen. It began to be built in 1875, 3 years after the date the movie is set.

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Factual error: The Welsh Guards parading at the start of the film weren't formed until 1915. The film is set in 1872.

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Other mistake: When they are in San Francisco, notice the pianist. The keys he presses don't correspond with the notes he's supposedly playing. It's a little bit obvious that the music was recorded in advance.

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Sir Francis Gromarty: One thousand pounds for an elephant? It's outrageous! You've been diddled.
Phileas Fogg: Undoubtedly. But it's not often one needs an elephant in a hurry.

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Trivia: There was no balloon in Jules Verne's book. Thank to this film, most people now can't imagine "Around the World in 80 Days" without the balloon. (Gas balloon, not a hot air balloon as most people think).

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