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Zotz! ★★ 1962

The holder of a magic coin can will people dead by uttering “zotz”; spies pursue the mild-mannered professor who possesses the talisman. Adapted from a Walter Karig novel. Typical William Castle fare; his gimic in the theatrical release of the movie was to distribute plastic “zotz” coins to the theatre patrons. 87m/B VHS . Tom Poston, Julia Meade, Jim Backus, Fred Clark, Cecil Kellaway, Margaret Dumont, Jimmy Hawkins; D: Ray Russell, William Castle; W: Ray Russell; C: Gordon Avil; M: Bernard Green.