Five Weeks in a Balloon

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Release Date: January 01, 1962Running Time: 101 mins.
Genre: Adaptation, Adventure


Red Buttons

Barbara Eden

Peter Lorre

Richard Haydn

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