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 ...
Captain
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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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17 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Der magische Fahrstuhl  »

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The end scene as the credits roll is supposedly a couple of years on from the main story, however Robert doesn't look a day older, in reality he would have grown considerably. See more »

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With A Little Luck
Written and Performed by Ilona Pal
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Time At The Top
27 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love the movie, it was a very interesting fantasy movie b/c of the real meaning of family in it, the history of our country, the fun-filled action displayed in the movie. I watch time @ the top about 4 X's a week and I just love it! I wish that a sequel had of been made to see more of Susan's dad in the past and watching how Susan delt with her new baby sister and having no telephone, computers, gameboys or anything of the 21st century. I hope everyone else enjoyed the movie as much as I did I guess you could say I'm a time at the top fanatic and I don't mind. The lil boy in the movie Robert Lincoln Walker was simply adorible I wonder who he is and how old he is today. Does anyone know if he's played in over movies or TV shows?


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