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.
'Zotz' panicks the Pentagon!
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When John and Virginia are trying to find Donna and Jimmy, there is a white car with black metal stripes in front right behind Jimmy's car. But the exact same car is also seen right behind Virginia's car. 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.
The opening Columbia logo has William Castle
seated nearby, he points at the Torch Lady and says "Zotz!" and she turns and asks him what that is. See more
Referenced in Ernest Goes to Jail
Rhapsody in Blue
By George Gershwin
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