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Board Games + Other Toys

Board Games: Around the World / 20,000 Leagues / Nellie Bly
Toys: Disney Shooting Game / Disney Periscope

Around the World in 80 days

Voyage autour du Monde En 80 Jours, 
D'apres Jules Verne, Jeu amusant et instructif

An early (1870's?) French board game based on Around the World in 80 Days

(no further details available at the moment!)

Le Tour du Monde en 80 Jours. (ca 1915)

Edité par la Société des Jeux et Jouets Français (initiales JFJ), Paris. Sans Date : 1915ca. Formats : boîte 33.5x25.5cm - Tableau de jeu 56x49cm. Boîte de jeu et son couvercle imprimée en couleurs signé "Ludovic" comprenant un tableau de jeu imprmé en couleurs, une règle du jeu (petit manque en haut à gauche) et 10 jetons de couleurs en verre. Les pièces du jeu manquantes sont : des jetons, deux dés, et des pions de couleurs pour différencier les joueurs. Boîte de jeux très peu courante. On notera que la Société JFJ exerça entre 1904 et 1930. Au dos de la bôite est collée une étiquette : "Jeux et Jouets H. Pussey, Paris

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Around the World in 80 Days Travel Game 
A board game based on the 1956 movie Around the World in Eighty Days by Michael Todd. 
Produced by Transogram games, copyright 1957.

DETAILS/Pictures

Around the World in 80 Days
A race full of adventure, based on the novel by Jules Verne

by Ravensburger, distributed by Fisher PRice

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea  (1954)

A board game based on Walt Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Produced by Jaymar, copyright 1954.  
The game is a deep sea treasure hunt.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1960's)
by Jaymar Games
(Instructions for this and I assume the above 1954 version)

This board game retains the title, but the image is no longer a Disney image. Maybe the rights were lost?

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1960s)
Disney tie-in
Gardner Games

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Game. (1975)

"Race your Nautilus to safety past the moving gunboats! Players race their Nautilus from START to HOME PORT. Land on a wheel and YOU control the gunboats. Rotate the gunboats to sink an opponent. Be the first player to sail the Nautilus to HOME PORT amd win the game. 
Every player is Captain Nemo in this exciting dimensional action game. Children and adults will enjoy the random movement of the cruising gunboats in a game inspired by the famous 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ride at Walt Disney World. 
A suspenseful race for 2 to 4 players. Suggested for ages 5 to adult." 

In Canada, this game was a "Lakeside" brand, and was produced by Leisure Dynamics of Canada, copyright 1975. The game is "inspired by Walt Disney World".

20,000 Leagues Toys

Walt Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Shooting Game
tin with graphics
1950's

Walt Disney's Nautilus expanding Periscope
inspired by 20,000 Under the Sea

Captain Nemo Official 20,000 Leagues Undersea Gun
1950's
made in USA

Nellie Bly

Round the World with Nellie Bly
1890's
McLoughlin Bros

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