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Timepiece (1996)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  22 December 1996 (USA)
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Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted... See full summary »

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Mary Chandler
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David Parkin
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Lawrence
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Maud Gannon
Mercedes Kastner ...
Andrea Parkin (as Mercedes Villamil)
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Richard Evans
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Barker
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Mary Lucy Bivins
Hadley Eure ...
Barbara
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Officer Brooks
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Father Mike
Jeremiah J. Gorman ...
Juror
Patricia Gorman ...
Courtroom Observer
Jon Huffman
J. Michael Hunter ...
George
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Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, Kilner's family life is in disarray with various crises including his daughter catching meningitis. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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O Relógio  »

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Love is just a piece of time
21 April 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Good prequel to "Christmas Box": takes us back to WW2 and shows how Mrs. Parkin met her mate and came to own a special timepiece which is handed down to her 'heirs'. I wanted to know more about the watch before it came into Lawrence's hands and, also, what became of Mr. Parkin. This is a real 2 hanky flic and could have been beefed up a tad more, but was still a winner.


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