The Glove (1978)
The Glove: Lethal Terminator
Nomination Year: 1999
SYNOPSIS: Our hero (John Saxon) is a bounty-hunter tracking down an ex-convict (Rosie Grier) who is getting revenge on those who were cruel to him while he was in prison (primarily the guards, the warden, etc).
The film is called "The Glove" because Rosie Grier dons steel-plated gauntlets.
NB: This is not the glove that Spinal Tap wants you to smell.
- "Cutting Butter With A Chainsaw"
'Scuse Me While I Whip This Out
Rosie Grier doesn't just beat the prison guard senseless, he moidelizes the guy....
- Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame John Saxon Interchangable with Michael Ironside Rosie Grier Big, Black ex-football star and preacher. Talked to O.J. in jail and left disgusted. Given name is Roosevelt. Joanna Cassidy Dolores in Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Keenan Wynn Son of famous old-time comic Ed Wynn, was the villian in some Disney films (like Herbie Rides Again and The Shaggy D.A.); voiced the Winter Warlock in Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Michael Pataki Usually plays dirty, mean, and/or evil characters, like bikers and Klingons Marie O'Henry
Director Claim to Fame Ross Hagen As an actor, he's appeared in many a Smithee-film bit part
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