About the film
Release Date: August 18, 1971
|Slogan||:||«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.»|
|Genres||:||Comedy, Drama, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, Stanmore Productions, Penbar Productions|
|Director||:||Andrew V. McLaglen|
|Writers||:||James Lee Barrett, Davis Grubb|
When a trio of ex-convicts led by Mattie Appleyard is released from prison, they hope to open a general store using money Mattie has saved during his 40-year sentence. This attempt is met with great resistance from a corrupt prison official and the banker who issued Mattie the check.