Starring James Stewart, George Kennedy, Anne Baxter, Strother Martin, Kurt Russell and William Windom, "Fools' Parade" (also known as "Dynamite Man from Glory Jail", "Uomo dinamite, L'", "Gnadenlosen, Die") is a Comedy/Drama/Thriller film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, released in the USA on August 18 of 1971.
Glory, W.Va., 1935. It wasn't exactly a parade. It wasn't a time for celebration. It was a time to run for your life.
Who directed "Fools' Parade":
Fools' Parade was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, an English director, producer, and actor.
Before Fools' Parade, Andrew V. McLaglen had directed Chisum, released in 1970, The Undefeated (1969), Hellfighters (1968), Bandolero! (1968), The Devil's Brigade (1968), and The Way West (1967). Since, he directed Something Big, released in 1971, Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973), Mitchell (1975), The Last Hard Men (1976), The Wild Geese (1978), and Sahara (1983).
What was the release date of "Fools' Parade":
Fools' Parade was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, August 18, 1971.. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, October 07, 1971 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Fools' Parade":
At the casting of Fools' Parade we find James Stewart, previously seen in The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) and Bandolero! (1968); George Kennedy (Dirty Dingus Magee (1970), Airport (1970)); Anne Baxter (The Busy Body (1967), The Family Jewels (1965)) [ more... ]
- Robert Donner and James Stewart, Strother Martin can be seen in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, released in 1962.
- George Kennedy, Strother Martin and Robert Donner can be seen in Cool Hand Luke, released in 1967.
- James Stewart and Mike Kellin have both also be seen in The Mountain Road, released in 1960.
- George Kennedy and Mike Kellin also appeared in Just Before Dawn, released in 1981.
What is the Storyline of "Fools' Parade":
Murderer Mattie Appleyard, bank robber Lee Cottrill and young Johnny Jesus are released from the West Virginia State Penitentiary, located in the fictional town of Glory, in 1935. ("Glory" is author Grubb's pseudonym for his hometown, Moundsville, West Virginia, site of the real state prison.) Appleyard is issued a check for $25,452.32 for his 40 years of prison work, an enormous amount in the Great Depression.
All three men are escorted by prison Captain "Doc" Council to the train out of town. [...]
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