Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (Or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 Minutes). 20th Century Fox 1965.

Before Watching the Movie:

I came home for Thanksgiving, and found this movie on loan to my parents from my grandparents. I know nothing about it other than what the box says, which isn’t much. I know it’s a comedy, and that Terry-Thomas has some small, lead-dwarfing cameo in it.

It’s about the early days of flying in the second decade of the 20th century, and the first air race. The box says nothing about the plot, but I would guess that it has loads of characters, much like It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

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