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
'Zotz' panicks the Pentagon!
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"Zotz" is an ancient Mayan word that means "bat" (the flying mammal). In Mayan mythology there is a bat god called Camazotz. See more
When cycling, Prof. Jones is nearly run-over by a reversing light coloured sedan. An immediate cut to a left angle camera shows a two tone station wagon. 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
Ach Du Lieber Augustin
By Marx Augustin
[Snatches in the headlines montage scene] See more