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The Traveling Executioner Details


In this unusual black comedy, [[Performer~P37233~Stacy Keach~stacykeach]] plays Jonas Candide, a former carnival showman who roams the southern U.S. in 1918 with a portable electric chair. He offers his services as a freelance executioner for $100 a pop. He takes a job in a prison in Alabama, where he is supposed to execute a young woman named Gundred Herzallerliebst ([[Performer~P32327~Marianna Hill~mariannahill]]) and her brother. He electrocutes the brother first. On the night before she is scheduled to die, Gundred seduces Jonas and he falls for her. Jonas tries to get Doc Prittle ([[Performer~P35287~Graham Jarvis~grahamjarvis]]) to help him fake her execution, but the doctor demands a high price. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi


Stacy Keach
as Jonas Candide
Marianna Hill
as Gundred
Bud Cort
as Jimmy
Graham Jarvis
as Doc Prittle
James J. Sloyan
as Piquant
M. Emmet Walsh
as Warden
John Bottoms
as Lawyer
Ford Rainey
as Stanley
James Greene
as Gravey
Logan Ramsey
as La Follette
Charles Tyner
as Virgil
Val Avery
as Jake
Walter Barnes
as Sheriff
Charlie Briggs
as Zak
Paul Gauntt
as Jeremy
Claire Brennan
as Woman Passerby
Stefan Gierasch
as Willy Herzallerliebst
Lorna Thayer
as Madam
William Mims
as Lynn
Scottie MacGregor
as Alice Thorn
Pat Patterson
as Roscoe


Jack Smight
Jack Smight
Philip H. Lathrop
Jerry Goldsmith
Composer (Music Score)
Neil Travis
Edward C. Carfagno
Art Director
George W. Davis
Art Director
Robert R. Benton
Set Designer
Keogh Gleason
Set Designer
Hal Watkins
Sound/Sound Designer
Jerry Jost
Sound/Sound Designer
Michael Daves
First Assistant Director