Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes
Country: United Kingdom
Release Date: 1965
Runtime: 138 min
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi, Robert Morley, Gert Fröbe, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Eric Sykes, Red Skelton, Terry-Thomas, Flora Robson, Karl Michael Vogler, Sam Wanamaker, Maurice Denham, Gordon Jackson, John Le Mesurier, James Robertson Justice, Ferdy Mayne, Benny Hill, Irina Demick, Millicent Martin, Tony Hanc
Movie or TV Series Plot
In 1910, Lord Rawnsley, owner of the most important new paper in England, organises a unique competition: an air race from London to Paris. The impulse comes from of his daughter, Patricia, and her fiancé Richard Mays, passionate by aircraft. The shocking reward of 10 000£ for the winner attacks a dozen of pilots from all over the world. But the preparation for the race quickly turn into a competition between nationalities, each pilot representing the cliché of his country.