"January the 2nd"
the late 1800's, this is tale of Elias
January, a kindly old black storyteller that
amuses the schoolchildren of Mountain
View, Wyoming with stories.
He spins tall tales and yarns that sound
exactly like "Star Wars", "Spider-man",
"Harry Potter", and more!
Ten-year-old David Miller and his
are friends with Mr. January
understand why he lives alone, tinkers
out in his barn
on his "project", and is fascinated
by the mercury
What they don't know
Elias January has a dark
He's not from Wyoming. He's not a farmer.
And the "project" in his barn
that he's working on
is nothing less than a time
one day when Elias' two nasty
colleagues from his past (or
is it present?) arrive
retrieve the machine and take Elias back home.
Time is running out for Elias, Natalie,
as the colleagues stop at nothing to regain the
A family-themed story that has humor, suspense,
science-fiction and ...a happy ending, of course!
A new screenplay
(based on the short story by Chris
noted playwright/actor Kimberly Demmary
& playwright/actor Chris
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