Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or kill. Soon, he's pursued by enemy spies who have learned about the magic coin. Written by
Everyone is flipping for ZOTZ! The magic word for fun!!!! [US poster]
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: [gimmick] Upon its initial theatrical release, "Zotz" plastic coins were given to ticket buyers. See more
At the tennis court, the same group of people walk behind Prof. Jones twice. See more
Prof. Jonathan Jones
[studying his niece's breakfast of bacon & eggs
Tsk tsk. Poison. Slow death.
Yes, but what a way to go.
ZOTZ! features a live action "Torch Lady" for the COLUMBIA logo screens. The opening logo features William Castle in his director's chair, who then points to the Torch Lady, and says "ZOTZ!". The Torch Lady then turns her head in William Castle's direction and says "ZOTZ? What's ZOTZ?". The closing logo has the Torch Lady saying "Zotz all.", a play on the words "That's all.". See more
Referenced in Ernest Goes to Jail
Largo al factotum (Figaro) from 'The Barber of Seville'
By Gioachino Rossini
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