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Timepiece (1996)






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This made-for-TV drama is a prequel to the 1995 feature The Christmas Box, which starred Maureen O'Hara as the formidable dowager Mary Parkin. Set in the '40s, Timepiece stars Naomi Watts as the much-younger Mary, a British transplant not yet married to her widowed boss, small-town businessman David Parkin (Kevin Kilner). By way of explaining how the older Mary came into possession of the priceless watch which figured so prominently in Christmas Box, Timepiece unfolds the story of Lawrence Flynn (James Earl Jones), an old black clock-maker who is accused of murdering the bullying white bigot who'd been tormenting him. As the town's legal authorities are poised to throw the book at Flynn, David Parkin steps forward to make a statement that will win him the undying love and fidelity of the impressionable Mary. Weaving in and out of the proceedings is a poignant subplot involving Parkins' daughter, Andrea (Mercedes Villamil), a victim of meningitis. Adapted from a novel by Richard Paul Evans, Timepiece made its first CBS network appearance on December 22, 1996.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Richard Fielder, Richard Fielder
On DVD: Sep 18, 2001
The Polson Company


Ellen Burstyn
as Maud Gannon
Kevin Kilner
as David Parkin
Naomi Watts
as Mary Parkin
Mercedes Vilamil
as Andrea Parkin
Mercedes Villamil
as Andrea Parkin
Richard Thomas
as Richard Evans
Jonathan Tabler
as Cal Barker
J. Michael Hunter
as George Gibbs
Scott Simpson
as Everen Gannon
Michael Goodwin
as Father Mike
Hadley Eure
as Barbara
Richard Fullerton
as Officer Brooks
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