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The day of the jackal

Author: Edward FoxAlan BadelTony BrittonCyril CusackEric PorterAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal : MCA Universal Home Video, [©1997]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Charles de Gaulle
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Fox; Alan Badel; Tony Britton; Cyril Cusack; Eric Porter; Delphine Seyrig; Fred Zinnemann; John Woolf; Kenneth Ross; Frederick Forsyth; Warwick Film Productions.; Universal Productions France S.A.; Universal Pictures (Firm); MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1558801677 : 9781558801677
OCLC Number: 38169545
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: From the book by Frederick Forsyth.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1973.
"This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV."--Container.
Credits: Photographed by Jean Tournier ; edited by Ralph Kemplen ; music composed and conducted by Georges Delerue.
Cast: Edward Fox, Alan Badel, Tony Britton, Cyril Cusack, Michel Lonsdale, Eric Porter, Delhpine Seyrig.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS ; hi-fi, digitally recorded.
Responsibility: Universal ; a John Woolf production ; directed by Fred Zinnemann ; produced by John Woolf ; screenplay by Kenneth Ross ; an Anglo-French co-production made by Warwick Film Productions Limited and Universal Productions France S.A.

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Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world.

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