14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the ... See full summary »

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Frank Shawson
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Susan Shawson
Gabrielle Boni ...
Victoria Walker
Matthew Harbour ...
Robert Walker
Lynne Adams ...
Nora Walker / Nina Shawson
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Edward Ormondroyd
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Mr. Reynolds
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Detective Gagin (as Charles Powell)
Jean LeClerc ...
Cyrus Sweeney (as Jean Leclerc)
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Austin
Jacklin Webb ...
Mrs. Clutchett
Michel Perron ...
Bodoni
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Mrs. McLernon
Amy King ...
Alana
Lincoln Ward ...
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14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the same place in 1881. There she meets Victoria Walker, a girl her own age in need of assistance with her own family problems. Gradually discovering the power of her time machine, Susan, Victoria, and her young brother Robert travel back and forth in time and succeed in changing both the past and the future. Written by Alain Silver <alainsil@aol.com>

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Early in the movie Susan is watching a video of her mother acting but the figures on the counter the vcr read "0.00.00" and do not change. See more »

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With A Little Luck
Written and Performed by Ilona Pal
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Love through time.
14 January 1999 | by (Moseley, Virginia) – See all my reviews

A fascinating look at the relationship of a single father in 1998 and a single mother in 1881, tied together by a time-traveling teenager. Reminded me of "Somewhere In Time," Richard Matheson's "Bid Time Return," as rendered by Christopher Reeves and Jane Seymour.


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