icon Film Profile: Fools' Parade - (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."
  • Director: Andrew V McLaglen
  • Genre: Western, Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy,
  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Subtitled | Duration: 120 Mins
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Three ex-convicts leave jail intent on going straight and opening up a general store with the money one of them has saved during his long prison sentence. Unfortunately, they reckon without their former jailer, who is determined to get his hands on the money, and a local banker who has already spent it. Depression-era drama, with James Stewart, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, Kurt Russell and Anne Baxter.

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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.

Cast List:
Mattie Appleyard : James Stewart
`Doc' Council : George Kennedy
Lee Cottrill : Strother Martin
Johnny Jesus : Kurt Russell
Cleo : Anne Baxter
Roy K Sizemore : William Windom
Steve Mystic : Mike Kellin
Chanty : Katherine Cannon
Junior Kilfong : Morgan Paull
Willis Hubbard : Robert Donner

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