Five Weeks in a Balloon

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In order to claim a region of African land for England, ambitious inventor Samuel Fergusson (Cedric Hardwicke) creates a large balloon with an elaborate space for passengers. Among those joining Fergusson on his extended expedition are his dutiful assistant, Jacques (Fabian), as well as beautiful teacher Susan Gale (Barbara Eden) and hapless reporter Donald O'Shay (Red Buttons). Along the way, the group encounters a shifty slave trader (Peter Lorre) and various other eccentric characters.

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  • Sep 05, 2010
    This movie is reminiscent of Voyage to the Bottom of the sea mostly because of the cast and because of the theme and plot. I liked this movie better, it's more exciting, but still it's not a great movie.
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  • Aug 27, 2009
    Strictly for the Saturday matinee. Artificial and lumbering.
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