Main title from Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2h 18min |
| Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox | Director: Ken Annakin

In 1910, a newspaper owner sponsors a London to Paris air race

or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes


Stuart Whitman
Orvil Newton
Sarah Miles
Patricia Rawnsley
James Fox
Richard Mays
Alberto Sordi
Count Emilio Ponticelli
Photograph of British actor, Robert Morley (1)
Lord Rawnsley
Gert Fröbe
Count Manfred Von Holstein
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Pierre Dubois
Irina Demick
Brigitte / Ingrid / Marlene / Françoise / Yvette / Betty
Eric Sykes
Red Skelton
The Neanderthal Man / Ancient Greek Flyer / Medieval Flyer / Winged Bicycle Rider / Winged Car Rider / Jet Pack Tester / Ornithopter Pilot / Passenger in Airport
British actor Terry-Thomas holds a cheroot while on the telephone
Sir Percy Ware-Armitage
Benny Hill
Fire Chief Perkins
Yûjirô Ishihara
British actress Flora Robson
Mother Superior
Karl Michael Vogler
Capt Rumpelstrosse
Sam Wanamaker
George Gruber
Eric Barker
French Postman
Maurice Denham, English actor, photograph (1)
Maurice Denham
Trawler Skipper
Fred Emney
Colonel on Road
Gordon Jackson
Davy Kaye
Jean Pascal
John Le Mesurier
French Painter
Jeremy Lloyd
Lieutenant Parsons
Zena Marshall
Countess Sofia Ponticelli
Millicent Martin
Airline Hostess
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Long-winded, generally agreeable knockabout comedy with plenty to look at but far too few jokes to sustain it. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)


Ken Annakin
Director / Producer / Writer
Stan Margulies
Jack Davies


Twentieth Century-Fox Productions
Production company
Twentieth Century Fox Film Company
Distribution company