Fearless Frank

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Fearless Frank
Directed byPhilip Kaufman
Written byPhilip Kaufman
Produced byPhilip Kaufman
StarringJon Voight
Monique van Vooren
Severn Darden
Lois Darling
Lou Gilbert
CinematographyBill Butler
Edited byLuke Bennett
Aram Boyajian
Music byMeyer Kupferman
Distributed byTrans American Films
Release date
  • April 29, 1967 (1967-04-29) (Cannes)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States

Fearless Frank is a 1967 American fantasy comedy film written and directed by Philip Kaufman. It is notable as the film debut of Jon Voight. Voight plays a murdered drifter who gets reanimated and turned into a superhero by a scientist (Severn Darden). Other notable cast members include The Man With the Golden Arm author Nelson Algren as a mobster named Needles, and Word Jazz vocal artist Ken Nordine as the narrator, credited as "The Stranger."[1][2]



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  1. ^ Fearless Frank at IMDb
  2. ^ Borrelli, Christopher (19 October 2012). "'Word Jazz' pioneer Ken Nordine's career gets a closer look at film festival". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2015-02-16.

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