|Hands of the Ripper|
|Title:||Hands of the Ripper|
|Directed by:||Peter Sasdy|
|Written by:||L.W. Davidson; Edward Spencer Shew|
|Produced by:||Aida Young|
|Music by:||Christopher Gunning|
|Edited by:||Chris Barnes|
|Distributed by:||Hammer Film Productions|
|Released:||October 17th, 1971 (UK)|
July 13th, 1972 (US)
|Running time:||85 min.|
|Eric Porter||Doctor John Pritchard|
|Keith Bell||Michael Pritchard|
|Dora Bryan||Mrs. Golding|
|Marjorie Rhodes||Mrs. Bryant|
|Lynda Baron||Long Liz|
|Marjie Lawrence||Madame Bullard|
|Elizabeth MacLennan||Mrs. Wilson|
|A.J. Brown||Reverend Anderson|
|Anne Clune||1st cell whore|
|Vicki Woolf||2nd cell whore|
|Katya Wyeth||1st pub whore|
|Beulah Hughes||2nd pub whore|
|Tallulah Miller||3rd pub whore|
|Philip Ryan||Police constable|
|Norman Bird||Police inspector|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The tagline for this film is "The hands of Jack the Ripper live again... as his fiendish daughter kills again... and again... and again...".
- Was released theatrically as a double-bill with Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde. Both films relate to the subject of Jack the Ripper.
- Ann Way is uncredited in this film.
- The character of "Long Liz", played by Lynda Baron in this film, was the nickname of 19th century prostitute Elizabeth Stride - one of the five canonical Ripper victims.
- Director Peter Sasdy is also known for directing 1970's Taste the Blood of Dracula and 1971's Countess Dracula as well as three episodes of the Hammer House of Horror television series.
- For the climactic scenes in St Paul's Cathedral - permission was requested and turned down to film on location. A replica was built instead.
External Links Edit
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