The Traveling Executioner

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The Traveling Executioner

electric chair murder of a policeman

The Traveling Executioner

Release Date: October 01, 1970

Year    :   1970
Slogan    :   «BEAUTIFUL! In 38 seconds he'll send you on your way to the Fields of Ambrosia, sizzling like a piece of bacon.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama, Western
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   Jack Smight
Producers    :   Jack Smight
Writers    :   Garrie Bateson
RunTime    :   95 mins.

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.

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