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Five Weeks in a Balloon(Movie, 1962)

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| 1h 41min | Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Kids & Family
Five Weeks in a BalloonRating: 2.6/5 (with 77 votes)
Five Weeks in a Balloon is a 1962 American adventure film loosely based on the 1863 novel of the same name by Jules Verne filmed in CinemaScope. It was produced and directed by Irwin Allen; his last feature film in the 1960s before moving to producing several science fiction television series. Although set in Africa, it was filmed in California. Balloonist Don Piccard acted as the film's technical advisor. For visual effects, a model of the balloon was used as well as a full-sized unicorn gondola hung from a crane. A novelisation of the screenplay was written by Gardner Fox. ()
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About Five Weeks in a Balloon

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Africa
Based on the work of: Jules Verne ("Five Weeks in a Balloon")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 12 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/01/1962
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"5 Wochen im Ballon"
"Cinco semanas en globo"
"Πέντε εβδομάδες σε ένα αερόστατο"

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