The Fool Killer

The Fool Killer (also known as Violent Journey) is a 1965 American adventure drama film starring Edward Albert and Anthony Perkins.[1] It was based on the 1954 novel of the same name by Helen Eustis.

The Fool Killer
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Directed byServando González
Produced byDavid Friedkin
Written byMorton S. Fine
David Friedkin
Based onThe Fool Killer by Helen Eustis
StarringAnthony Perkins
Edward Albert
Dana Elcar
Henry Hull
Salome Jens
Music byGustavo César Carrión
CinematographyÁlex Phillips Jr.
Edited byJuan Marino
Distributed byAmerican International Pictures (US)
Release date
April 28, 1965
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States


A 12-year-old boy roams the post-Civil War South with a philosophical axe murderer.

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  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (June 10, 1969). "The Fool Killer (1965) Screen: 'The Fool Killer' Begins Run:Little Carnegie Shows a Tale of Murder". The New York Times.

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