The Traveling Executioner

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Jonas Candide performs his job as state executioner in early 20th century Mississippi like a combination preacher and carnival barker, persuading condemned men to accept their deaths before electrocuting them on his electric chair. After he's assigned his first woman to execute, however, Jonas' sense of purpose is shaken.

  1. Garrie Bateson


  2. Jack Smight


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  1. Stacy Keach

    Stacy Keach

    Jonas Candide

  2. Bud Cort

    Bud Cort

    Jimmy Croft

  3. Marianna Hill

    Marianna Hill

    Gundred Herzallerfiebst

  4. GJ

    Graham Jarvis

    Doc Prittle

  5. James Sloyan

    James Sloyan

    Piquant (as James J. Sloyan)

  6. M. Emmet Walsh

    M. Emmet Walsh

    Warden Brodski

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • January 1, 1970



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