Timepiece is a 1996 CBS novel-based drama. Based on the second installment of The Christmas Box series, published in 1996, by Richard Paul Evans, it is a prequel to the previous year's drama, The Christmas Box.
Set in the 1940's, an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, David Parkin comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, Parkin's family life is in disarray with various crises including his daughter catching meningitis.
|Naomi Watts||Mary Chandler|
|Kevin Kilner||David Parkin|
|James Earl Jones||Lawrence|
|Ellen Burstyn||Maud Gannon|
|Mercedes Villamil||Andrea Parkin|
|Richard Thomas||Richard Evans|
|Mary Lucy Bivins|
|Richard Fullerton||Officer Brooks|
|Michael Goodwin||Father Mike|
|Patricia Gorman||Courtroom Observer|
|J. Michael Hunter||George|