Five Weeks in a Balloon
In this adaptation of Jules Verne's first novel, Professor Ferguson (Cedric Hardwicke) leads a plucky band of travelers in a hot-air balloon on a journey across Africa to claim an uncharted corner of the continent for the British Empire. Along the way, the adventurers encounter bad weather, slave traders and a nasty sultan. The star-studded cast includes Red Buttons, Fabian, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre and Barbara Luna.
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- Irwin Allen
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Widescreen 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it