Fools' Parade is a 1971 drama film directed by Andrew McLaglen and starring James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russell, and Strother Martin. It was based on the novel of the same name by Davis Grubb. The film is also known as Dynamite Man from Glory Jail. 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. 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...
|Directed by:||Andrew McLaglen|
|Producer:||James Lee Barrett, Andrew McLaglen|
|Screenplay by:||James Lee Barrett|
|Adapted from:||Fools' parade|