Added by on 2014-10-06


Musical / Family (1961) 60 minutes ~ Color

Original Title: “Shirley Temple’s Storybook” The Terrible Clockman


Based on a story by Jules Verne, an evil alchemist moves to a small Swiss village and wishes to marry the local clockmaker’s beautiful daughter. When his request is refused he casts a spell that alters time and turns a large man-shaped clock into a walking (and ticking) monster that terrorizes the village.

Director: Allen Reisner

Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld (adaptation), Jules Verne (novel)

Stars: Shirley Temple, Eric Portman and Sam Jaffe


Family, Musical