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The day of the jackal / Universal ; Fred Zinnemann's film ; a John Woolf production ; directed by Fred Zinnemann ; produced by John Woolf ; screenplay Kenneth Ross.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoUniversal City, CA : Universal, ©1998.
Description1 videodisc (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorZinnemann, Fred, 1907-1997 director.
Other author/creatorWoolf, John, 1913-1999, producer.
Other author/creatorRoss, Kenneth, 1941- screenwriter.
Other author/creatorFox, Edward, 1937- actor.
Other author/creatorBadel, Alan actor.
Other author/creatorBritton, Tony, actor.
Other author/creatorAlexander, Terence, 1923-2009.
Other author/creatorCusack, Cyril, 1910-1993, actor.
Other author/creatorDelerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer.
Other author/creatorForsyth, Frederick, 1938- Day of the Jackal.
Other author/creatorUniversal Pictures (Firm)
Other author/creatorUniversal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Abstract Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1973.
General noteLetterboxed (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
General noteFrom the book by Frederick Forsyth.
General noteSpecial features include production notes and theatrical trailer.
CreditsPhotographer, Jean Tournier ; editor, Ralph Kemplen ; music, Georges Delerue.
Cast Edward Fox (The Jackal), Michel Lonsdale (Claude Lebel), Alan Badel (The Minister), Tony Britton (Inspector Thomas), Eric Porter (Col. Rodin), Jean Martin (Wolenski), Cyril Cusack (Gunsmith).
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFeature films Great Britain.
Genre/formForeign films.
ISBN0783226853
ISBN9780783226859
UPC 025192026126
Publisher number20261 Universal

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