Fool Killer, The
- 1H 39M
Studio:American International Pictures
Video Company:Republic Pictures Home Video
Writer(s):Morton S. Fine & David Friedkin
Cast:Anthony Perkins, Edward Albert and Henry Hull
Country Of Origin:USA & Mexico
Anthony Perkins joins a runaway boy on the road to mystery and murder in this wild, intriguing adventure.
Mistreated and misunderstood, George, a 12-year-old orphan runs away from his foster home. Hopping freight trains, George follows the open road to misadventure and the companionship of “Dirty Jim.” A crusty, old kindred spirit, Jim mesmerizes young George with a fantastic tale of “The Fool Killer,” a mythical murderer who stands eight feet tall. Separated from Him by sickness and fate, George finds another friend in Milo, a tall Civil War veteran with amnesia. Though the pair share the carefree fellowship of the highway vagabonds, george soon suspects that Milo is in fact the real-life axe-wielding murderer of “Dirty Jim’s” horrific tale. At once an enchanting, lyrical drama and a tense, gripping thriller, The Fool Killer is remarkable entertainment for all ages!