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Release Date:
7 January 1968 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
This made-for-television adaptation doesn't waste time with preliminaries. Within 15 minutes of its opening... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win See more »
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" When I see a ray of light I move towards it; unlike you who remain in the dark " See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jack Palance ... Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde

Denholm Elliott ... Mr. George Devlin

Leo Genn ... Dr. Lanyon
Torin Thatcher ... Sir John Turnbull
Rex Sevenoaks ... Dr. Wright
Gillie Fenwick ... Poole
Elizabeth Cole ... Hattie (as Liz Cole)
Duncan Lamont ... Sergeant Grimes
Paul Harding ... Constable Johnson
Oskar Homolka ... Stryker
Tessie O'Shea ... Tessie O'Toole
Jeanette Landis ... Liz (as Jeannette Landis)
Liza Creighton ... Billie

Billie Whitelaw ... Gwyn Thomas
Donald Webster ... Garvis
Patrick Crean ... Gerosi
William Nunn ... Cassidy
Geoffrey Alexander ... Enfield
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura J. Cozzi ... Lily
Seppo Leivo ... Juggler in bar scene
Joe Austin ... Alfie (uncredited)
LaVerne Paul ... Organ grinder woman (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Jarrott 
 
Writing credits
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde")

Ian McLellan Hunter (teleplay)

Produced by
Dan Curtis .... producer
Victor Ferry .... technical producer
Roy Moe .... technical producer
Michael Santangelo .... co-producer
Allan Wallace .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Bob Cobert  (as Robert Cobert)
 
Casting by
Eva Langbord 
 
Art Direction by
Trevor Williams 
 
Costume Design by
Horst Dantz 
 
Makeup Department
Nicki Balch .... makeup artist
Dick Smith .... makeup artist: Mr. Palance
 
Production Management
John Dimon .... unit manager
 
Art Department
Fred Brown .... set dressing
Bert Gordon .... graphic design
Stephane Goulet .... painter
 
Sound Department
Tom Greenwood .... sound
Roland Huebsch .... sound
Walter Michalik .... sound
 
Stunts
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... stunt coordinator
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Ashworth .... lighting director
George Clements .... camera operator
Stan Coulton .... camera operator
Bob Coyle .... lighting director
Tom Farquarson .... camera operator (as Tom Farquharson)
Michael Gyll .... camera operator
Ed King .... camera operator
Ed Kruger .... video tape operator
Gordon Luker .... lighting director
Ron Manson .... camera operator (as Ronald Manson)
Gord Moffat .... video tape operator
Clyde Noftle .... video tape operator
John Thompson .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Bob Cobert .... conductor (as Robert Cobert)
 
Other crew
Joe Cusimano .... switcher
Dick Ewing .... switcher
John Kennedy .... production coordinator
Barbara MacPherson .... production assistant
Ron Meraska .... videotape consultant
Garth Price .... production assistant
Hazel Snowsill .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" - USA (informal title)
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Runtime:
120 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The majority of background music is the same that was used for Dark Shadows, also produced by Dan Curtis. In fact the music playing when Dr. Jekyll first visits Gwyn Thomas at the pub is Quentin's Theme from Dark Shadows.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Lanyon:Gentlemen, have you ever contemplated the horror of eternal damnation?
Dr. Wright:[chuckling] Well, not in terms of myself, no!
Dr. Lanyon:[very serious] Then do contemplate it - in terms of Henry Jekyll.
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Movie Connections:
Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920/I)See more »
Soundtrack:
Soldiers of the QueenSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
" When I see a ray of light I move towards it; unlike you who remain in the dark ", 21 November 2008
Author: thinker1691 from USA

Amid the long lists of accomplishments, for actor Jack Palance, is this truly remarkable film achievement. Robert Louis Stevenson created his memorable set of characters; humanitarian Jekyll and terrifying Mr. Hyde, never realizing how many thespians would attempt to personify his creations. On stage and later in Hollywood several actors tried. From the 1930s' to a modern interpretation involving Michael Caine, a dozen actors have attempted the duel parts. Many are consider excellent, but for my money, the very best is none other than Jack Palance as Dr. Henry Jekyll and Mr. Edward Hyde. I suppose its because, Jack Palance throughout his movie career, has established himself as a reputable heavy. No one, including myself, had ever seen him emulate a respectable, sophisticated and admired medical man of science. His performance in this role is nothing short of magical, nay, electrifying. For the first time in film history, has an actor stun the audience with such an incredible performance, as to leave them applauding him with praise and wonderful accolades. To his credit, his fellow actors believed that as well. They included Denholm Elliott as Mr. George Devlin, Leo Genn as Dr. Lanyon, Torin Thatcher as Sir John Turnbull and wonderful Oscar Homolka as Stryker. You may see other film adaptions of this horror tale, but in my opinion, few to equal this version. *****

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