Spotlight on Lee Falk - Other writings - Time is Money
from Playboy by Fred Fredericks
|Country:||USA / English|
A future world, electronic advanse and with a paralell biological development, gave rise to mighty nation. The founding fathers, prudent merchants all, developed a society based on the motto "Time is Money". Each child was born with a Time account and all wages and prices were based on time units. And a Timebank, exact to the millisecond, kept track of each individual's time account.
Suddenly Tom discovers that his Time account only had a balance of 1 hr 14 min 27 sec.
- an office building, where Tom and Dick worked
- an office building, where Harry worked
- a bar, next to Harry's
- a motel
- a bar
- Tom (first-person)
- Dick, a merchant, friend of Tom
- a red-haired receptionist, where Harry worked
- Harry, a time lender, friend of Tom
- a bartender, in a bar next to Harry's
- Juliet, a girl with scarlet hair and emarald eyes in a motel bar
- a big man, in a motel bar
- a man with a hat, topcoat and briefcase, on the street
- a lady with a fyr jacket, on the street
- Lou, a young man with a gitar, on the street
- a young girl with long blond hair, on the street
- a man in working clothes, on the street
- an officer, on the street
"Time is Money" was published in Lee Falk – Storyteller / Lee Falk - Berättaren, published in 2011 by "The Scandinavian Chapter of the Lee Falk Memorial Bengali Explorers Club".
"Time is Money" was published in Playboy (December 1975).