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Old 06-12-2012, 16:17
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Doing some coursework on Jack the Ripper and need to study an audio-visual document so could anyone give me a list of Jack the Ripper films or TV series. I need to study the trailers.

I've got From Hell and Jack the Ripper (1988) so far.
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:25
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A Study in Terror
Murder by Decree
The Lodger
Time After Time
Jack's Back
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:28
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One starring Anthony Perkins that was a cross between Jack the Ripper and Jekyll and Hyde - can't remember name of it. Starred Glynis Barber out of Dempsey and Makepeace as well.
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:29
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Got some more, A Study in Terror, Murder by Decree, The Ruling Class, Jack's Back and Time After Time

EDIT: Thanks ironjade, much appreciated, i'll check out The Lodger!
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:31
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One starring Anthony Perkins that was a cross between Jack the Ripper and Jekyll and Hyde - can't remember name of it. Starred Glynis Barber out of Dempsey and Makepeace as well.
Just Googled it, Edge of Sanity I think, thanks
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:43
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Kolchak: The Night Stalker - The Ripper (TV Show)

Bridge Across Time (TV Film)
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Old 06-12-2012, 16:49
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Kolchak: The Night Stalker - The Ripper (TV Show)
I used to love that series, Darren mcGavin was great
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Old 06-12-2012, 17:55
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Which one was the one where Jack the Rippers eyes glowed bright red? Jesus Christ that scared the hell out of me when I was younger and mentally scarred me for YEARS!!! (Think it was made in the '80s).
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:07
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Which one was the one where Jack the Rippers eyes glowed bright red? Jesus Christ that scared the hell out of me when I was younger and mentally scarred me for YEARS!!! (Think it was made in the '80s).
"Murder by Decree" shows huge close-ups of the ripper's (very) bloodshot eyes prior to murders.
Not sure if that's what you remembered, but it scared me as a kid as well .

Some other references;

"Hands of the Ripper" by Hammer, is a film that I don't think anybody has mentioned yet, and features the Ripper's daughter!
"Doctor Jekyll and Sister Hyde" is another Hammer film, that shows the fictional doctor (and his female alter-ego!) as the murderer.

"The Mycroft Memoranda" is a fictional book by Ray Walsh, and is a very intriguing mash-up between Sherlock Holmes mythology and the identity of the Ripper.

One of my favourites is the skit in "Amazon Women on the Moon" that reveals the identity of Jack the Ripper as being none other than the Loch Ness Monster.
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:21
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Jack The Ripper makes an appearance in an episode of Babylon 5 called Come The Inquisitor. Not sure how useful that is to you though...
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:24
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The novel Anno Dracula by Kim Newman also features an alternative history version of Jack The Ripper where he is initially called Silver Knife (rather than Leather Apron) and he goes around killing vampire prostitutes.
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Old 06-12-2012, 19:28
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From Hell..? Johnny Deep film about 10 years ago...

Edit and white chapel tv series, first series was a copy cat on it. 2009, really good
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Old 06-12-2012, 20:01
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Jack The Ripper makes an appearance in an episode of Babylon 5 called Come The Inquisitor. Not sure how useful that is to you though...
He also appeared in the original Star Trek.
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Old 06-12-2012, 20:23
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He also appeared in the original Star Trek.
An episode called "Wolf in the Fold" written by Robert Bloch, author of Psycho
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Old 06-12-2012, 21:00
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The 1959 film JACK THE RIPPER is a good 'un - black and white throughout, then changes to lurid blood-red colour for the final shot!

Klaus Kinski also essayed the role in Jess Franco's version (same title) in 1976. Also entertaining, but as with many Franco films, for all the wrong reasons...
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Old 06-12-2012, 21:12
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Doing some coursework on Jack the Ripper and need to study an audio-visual document so could anyone give me a list of Jack the Ripper films or TV series. I need to study the trailers.

I've got From Hell and Jack the Ripper (1988) so far.
http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0031...ef_=fn_ch_ch_1
http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0240...ef_=fn_ch_ch_2
http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0217...ef_=fn_ch_ch_3
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Old 06-12-2012, 23:14
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Jack the Ripper (TV 1988) Michael Caine leads an all star cast.
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Old 06-12-2012, 23:46
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I mentioned this earlier.
Just had to share it.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85ODBLO1IhQ
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:55
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Jack the Ripper (TV 1988) Michael Caine leads an all star cast.
Also explored the Jekyll and Hyde concept, although I'll be damned if I know how the transformation was achieved on a live stage. Derren Brown style leading and persuasion I suppose.
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Old 07-12-2012, 17:50
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John Barrymore used to dislocate his jaw doing the transformation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0DK1dl8eRc
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Old 07-12-2012, 22:36
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Pandoras box made in 1929 not about him as such but he is an integeral part.. -"Fog" the episode of The Avengers Tara King era was based on the ripper tales but at the time made changes before filming. Most of the other stuff has been mentioned. I also think ABC made the Jack the Ripper series in the 60s with Frank Windsor and Stratford Johns but i haven't googled that just relied on my brain
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Old 08-12-2012, 08:48
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Barlow and Watt investigated the case in "Jack the Ripper" in 1973.
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:02
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Barlow and Watt investigated the case in "Jack the Ripper" in 1973.
Yes I remember that, one of the first TV shows that treated the subject seriously.

One of the first Cold Case shows.

I wonder if it's availible on DVD.
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Old 08-12-2012, 16:12
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There are numerous documentaries about Jack the Ripper, but they do tend to either be very contradictory of each other or they claim to name who he was using modern scientific evidence, character profiling etc. This too usually ending up with them using their own techniques and ending up with a different name.

The other main problem with using documentaries for research is they do tend to use "artistic licence" to flesh things up saying a conversation, meeting took place, or even sometimes what a victim was thinking or feeling.
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Old 08-12-2012, 19:39
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'Ripper Street' starts on the 30th December on the BBC which has got me interested in the whole saga. I know very little but think it's quite fascinating as the decades go on we all still discuss it.

Is there a film or TV series that tells the whole story as it was (or as it's known rather) with the victims/investigation etc?
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