The Traveling Executioner

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Overview

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.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • January 1, 1970
    Theatrical

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Cast 6

  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

Crew 5

Camera

  1. PL

    Philip Lathrop
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. Jack Smight

    Jack Smight
    Director

Production

  1. Jack Smight

    Jack Smight
    Producer

Sound

  1. Jerry Goldsmith

    Jerry Goldsmith
    Original Music Composer

Writing

  1. GB

    Garrie Bateson
    Screenplay

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