Rent Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story (2011)

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Synopsis:
Jack the Ripper murdered and horribly mutilated at least five helpless prostitutes in the East End of London in 1888. Never caught, never certainly identified, over a century of theories and speculation has obscured the story of what really happened. This 90 minute documentary, written by and featuring many of the world's leading authorities, tells the of Jack the Ripper from the first murder to examination of the men policemen at the time thought was the killer. Amazingly detailed and closely researched graphics show you what the streets in the East End were really like in 1888, what the witnesses actually saw and why the gas-lit warren of passage and alleys made Jack impossible to catch.
Using the actual statements of witnesses, the evidence presented in the coroner's court, and official police documents, this video reconstructs the horrific events in astonishingly accurate detail. Forget what you've seen before, this is the definitive story. Narrated by Paul Begg, co-author of the 'Jack the Ripper A to Z', and author of 'Jack the Ripper: The Facts' and 'Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History'. Contributing experts: Robert Anderson, Bill Beadle, Neil Bell, John Bennett, Lars Davidsson, Richard Jones, Donald Rumbelow, Neal Shelden, Lindsay Sivitar, Nevill Swanson, and Gareth Williams.
Actors:
, Dianne Learmouth, Caroline Waite, Elizabeth Elstub, Catrin Lowri, Sarah Ash, Lorayne Constance, , Julian Bird, Joel Kirkpatrick, , Alan Thorpe, Nick Ilott, Allyn Phillips-Green, , , Simon Britton, , , David Shuker
Directors:
Producers:
Jeff Leahy
Narrated By:
Paul Begg
Writers:
Paul Begg, John Bennett
Studio:
Koch Media
Genres:
British Films, Children & Family, Documentary, Special Interest
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/05/2015
Run Time:
90 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Colour:
Colour

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