Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper

Release Date

Oct 21, 1988

1988

Jack the Ripper

Drama | Crime | Mystery | Thriller

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Synopsis

Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders. Using historical characters involved in the genuine 1888 hunt for the killer, the film was written by Derek Marlowe and David Wickes

Cast

Chief Insp. Frederick Abberline

Michael Caine

Chief Insp. Frederick Abberline

Richard Mansfield

Armand Assante

Richard Mansfield

Sir William Gull

Ray McAnally

Sir William Gull

Sgt. George Godley

Lewis Collins

Sgt. George Godley

Robert James Lees

Ken Bones

Robert James Lees

Catherine Eddowes

Susan George

Catherine Eddowes

Emma

Jane Seymour

Emma

Coroner Wynne Baxter

Harry Andrews

Coroner Wynne Baxter

Mary Jane Kelly

Lysette Anthony

Mary Jane Kelly

Rodman

Roger Ashton-Griffiths

Rodman

Sergeant Kerby

Peter Armitage

Sergeant Kerby

Sir Charles Warren

Hugh Fraser

Sir Charles Warren

Beggar

Christopher Fulford

Beggar

George Lusk

Michael Gothard

George Lusk

O'Connor

T.P. McKenna

O'Connor

Dr. Acland

Richard Morant

Dr. Acland

Bowyer

David Ryall

Bowyer

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