The basic story involves an alchemist played by Eric Portman in league with the devil who wants to marry the beautiful daughter played by Shirley of a clockmaker played by Dr. This was the uncredited version, necessarily condensing the story’s themes to fit a minute show. The Cook John Astin However, some of the acting by the supporting players is mediocre, such as the carriage driver and the burgomaster, and they cause the story to drag when they alone occupy the screen. Was this review helpful to you? Available on Prime After the Wizard. Drama , Kids , Arts, Entertainment, and Culture. However, Zacharius’s daughter, Gerande a blonde Shirley Temple , has been followed by Ignacious Van Der Graf, a stranger who brings darkness and storms wherever he goes and is able to appear and vanish at will.
Available on Prime Timeless Fairytales. Gerande and Aubert, consulting his account book and recalling words he had spoken during his convalescence, realize that he has left in search of an iron clock sold to one Pittonaccio in a castle in Andernatt: Watch for John Astin “The Addams Family” in a minor role as the Coachman; you will probably recognize his voice before you recognize his face.
Gerande and Aubert, who have gradually fallen in love with one another, manage to nurse Zacharius into better health, but are surprised by the appearance of a stranger in the town, a bizarre creature like a cross between a small old man and an anthropomorphic clock. Then again, what do I know?
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When an evil alchemist’s wish to marry the local clockmaker’s daughter is refused, he casts a spell that turns a large clock into a monster that terro. Works by Jules Cpockman. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
He vengefully transforms Gerande into an old woman as Aubert arrives to save her. Under Van Der Graf’s spell, the ticking mechanism in the clockman turns into an audible beating heart, as it comes to life as a walking robot mobie escapes.
Van Der Graf Sam Jaffe English Choose a language for shopping. Villainy has turned destructively back on itself and, with the magician’s death, Gerande regains her youth as time returns to normal. Past and future become mixed, as a music box suddenly plays a 20th century radio broadcast. The Burgomaster David Frankham The Hive, Season teerrible. I’m only a child. Can Oscars Avoid a Hostless Disaster? The story, an intensely Romantic fantasy echoing the works of E.
Share your thoughts with other customers. The clock, a masterpiece representing an old church and presenting a Christian maxim for every hour of the day, is still tsrrible, but the visitors also find themselves face to face with the clocklike creature, who introduces himself as Signor Pittonaccio.
His complicity clocckman the evil instead comes through his having built what becomes the terrible clockman. When Zacharius refuses, more than just his clocks stop. Zacharius refuses, and the creature disappears.
This Vernian film year opened in January with the two television versions of Master Zacharius first published inwhen Verne was a fledgling 26 year old writerone an acknowledged adaptation, the other not.
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The Reluctant Dragon in Color. Be the first to review this item IMDb 6. On a small island in the middle of the Rhone within the town of Geneva, the clockmaker Master Zacharius lives with his daughter Gerande, his apprentice Aubert Thun, and his elderly servant Scholastique.
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