Jack the Ripper Part 1


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.

Film Details

Also Known As
Jack the Ripper
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.

Film Details

Also Known As
Jack the Ripper
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 21, 1988

Aired in United States October 23, 1988

Producer-director David Wickes was granted access to documents previously sealed by the British government, which shed new light on the case. The series was filmed with four different endings to conceal the identity of the killer until air time.

Michael Caine makes his American television acting debut.

Began shooting March 14, 1988.

Completed shooting May 31, 1988.

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