Synopsis of Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes on Movies Office: It’s 1910, and flying has come to be all of the rage – because it, as an activity, continues to be in its infancy. Despite no longer being a flying fanatic, Lord Rawnsley (Robert Morley), owner of the Daily Post newspaper, organizes a London, England to Paris, France flying race in an effort to increase stream and show Britain’s superiority, as he expects his presumptive future son-in-regulation, Richard Mays (James Fox), will win the race. Richard had advised the race with the desire of bringing together all of the excellent aviation minds to increase the issue of flying device design. Richard’s unofficial intended, Patricia Rawnsley (Sarah Miles), is secretly adventurous in nature and wants greater than some thing so that you can fly, and does some thing she can – towards her father’s wishes – to be one of these in the air. News of the race goes international, with entries from everywhere in the international. As such, the race becomes a competition for countrywide pride amongst the most adventurous, as flying extra than five miles is still considered an accomplishment, not to mention traversing the twenty- mile distance throughout the English Channel between Dover, England and Calais, France. But it also becomes a opposition for Patricia’s affections, as one of the entrants is American cowboy Orvil Newton (Stuart Whitman), who is right away interested in Patricia – and who may be capable of deliver her that flight that she a lot wishes, which Richard seems unwilling to do, in order now not to get on the wrong aspect of his destiny father-in-law.
IMDB ID: tt0059797