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The Time Crystal (1981)

Through the Magic Pyramid (original title)
A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Rance Howard, Herbert Wright (as Herbert J. Wright)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Barnes ... Bobby Tuttle
Hans Conried ... Ay - Mr. Mantley
Vic Tayback ... Horembeb
Olivia Barash ... Baket
Betty Beaird Betty Beaird ... Eleanor Tuttle
Gino Conforti ... Hotep
Elaine Giftos ... Nefertiti
Eric Greene Eric Greene ... Tut
James Hampton ... Sam Tuttle
Robbie Rist ... Bonkers
Kario Salem ... Akhenaten
Jo Anne Worley ... Mutnedjmet
Mel Berger Mel Berger ... Yuzannatu
Mary Carver ... Tive
Woody Chambliss Woody Chambliss ... Stable Master (as Woodrow Chambliss)
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A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tut and Tuttle See more »

Filming Locations:

Oatman, Arizona, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Major H Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Produced in 1979. See more »

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A magic memory...
19 January 2001 | by TinTin-6See all my reviews

It was a summer afternoon and I must have been 10 years old. I was sleeping over at my cousins and because we were bored we ended up watching TV. That's when 'Through the Magic Pyramid' came on. It changed my teenager life! I was completely sucked in by the movie. Like the main character Bobby, I was transfered back in time, in the mystical area of pharos and pyramids. After the movie ended I became an Egypt freak, collecting everything that had to do with the subject. 20 years later I became a screen writer and one of the project I'm working on is a children's story set in the magical world of Egyptian legends and myths. That movie really influenced me.


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