Despite a huge budget, an international cast, and an intercontinental setting, this comedy about a 1,500-mile, five-country Monte Carlo auto rally quickly becomes tedious, with only intermittent spots of humor. This quasisequel to THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES (with a bit of THE GREAT RACE thrown in) has men competing in the international auto race held in the early 1920s. Curtis is a gambler who co-owns a British auto factory with Terry-Thomas, thanks to a handy poker game with Terry-Thomas' father. They have entered the race on the condition that whoever of
the pair wins gets to keep the factory. They constantly try to fool each other along the ro...