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The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything (1980)

When Kirby inherits only one thing from his millionaire uncle: a pocket watch that can stop time. Only, the bad guys know that he has it, and will do anything to take it from him. But they ... See full summary »

Director:

William Wiard

Writers:

George Zateslo (teleplay by), John D. MacDonald (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Hays ... Kirby Winter
Pam Dawber ... Bonny Lee Beaumont
Zohra Lampert ... Miss Wilma Farnham
Ed Nelson ... Joseph Locordolos
Maurice Evans ... Mr. Leroy Wintermore
Peter Brown ... Bodyguard
Larry Hankin ... René
Macdonald Carey ... Mr. Grumby
Burton Gilliam ... Hoover Hess
Jill Ireland ... Charla O'Rourke
John O'Leary John O'Leary ... Hibber
Ed E. Carroll Ed E. Carroll ... Truck Driver
Steffen Zacharias Steffen Zacharias ... Old Man
John Roselius ... Policeman Harris
Arthur Bernard Arthur Bernard ... Hank
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When Kirby inherits only one thing from his millionaire uncle: a pocket watch that can stop time. Only, the bad guys know that he has it, and will do anything to take it from him. But they don't know that he's found the girl of his dreams, and she's got a sense of humor that, when combined with the watch, is devastating. Written by Kathy Li

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

The titular gold watch is not used for its time stop ability until 49 minutes into the film. See more »

Goofs

On the yacht, a close-up shows the wrong kind of bullet for the type of gun used. See more »

Crazy Credits

The end credits are shown over an image of the gold watch, open in someone's hand. See more »

Connections

Referenced in DuckTales: Time Teasers (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Hearts in Perfect Time
Lyrics by Ayn Robbins
Music by Hod David Schudson
Performed by Richie Havens
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Great memories
15 May 2020 | by susanmoore-38776See all my reviews

I haven't watched this since it came out (in 1980 apparently) but I was just remembering it fondly. After watching it I had a lot of childish fantasies of stopping time so I could gobble up all of the candies at the bulk food store. I can't speak to the cinematic quality of this work, but to me as a child, it was highly inspirational. :)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Egy lány, egy aranyóra és sok más See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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