Sept 2 2002 photo of Danish film actor Palle Huld who died Nov. 26, 2010. In 1928 he won a competition in newspaper Politiken, and he traveled around the world in 44 days by ship, railway and car. He ... more 
Sept 2 2002 photo of Danish film actor Palle Huld who died Nov. 26, 2010. In 1928 he won a competition in newspaper Politiken, and he traveled around the world in 44 days by ship, railway and car. He wrote the book: Around the world in 44 Days by Palle , (a copy of which he holds), a trip which reportedly inspired Belgian author Hergé to create the cartoon character Tintin. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By POLFOTO, Morten Langkilde
Sun, Dec 5, 2010 5:30 PM EST