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Five Weeks in a Balloon

1962 Rated PG 1hr 41m

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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Movie Details

Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.