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' has everyone howling!
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Did You Know?
Zotz is an existing surname used by people. Walter Karig
met one of those people and thought his name was exotic enough to use as a magic word. 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.
At the end of the closing credits, the Torch Lady in the Columbia Pictures logo smiles and says "Zotz all!" See more
Song of the Volga Boatmen
Traditional Russian folk song
[Snatches in the headlines montage scene] See more