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22 November 1985 (USA) See more »
Jack the Ripper is back!
London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu... See more » | Add synopsis »
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David Hasselhoff ... Don Gregory

Stepfanie Kramer ... Angie

Randolph Mantooth ... Joe Nez

Adrienne Barbeau ... Lynn Chandler

Clu Gulager ... Chief Peter Dawson

Lindsay Bloom ... Elaine Gardner

Ken Swofford ... Ed Nebel

Rose Marie ... Alma Bellock

Lane Smith ... Anson Whitfield
David Fox-Brenton ... Mr. Latting
Michael Boyle ... Dave Williamson

Barbara Bingham ... Alice Williamson
Paul Rossilli ... The Ripper
Cameron Milzer ... Lab Technician
Charles Benton ... Mr. Daly
Nancy Skillen ... Amy Phelps
Ray Favaro ... Waiter
Jim Hodge ... Mayor McCoy
Peter Vernon ... Lord Mayor of London
Mike Wilkins ... Guard #1
Steve Archer ... Tom Hale
Stephanie Ann Stone ... Child

Directed by
E.W. Swackhamer 
Writing credits
William F. Nolan (written by)

Produced by
Charles W. Fries .... executive producer (as Charles Fries)
Richard Maynard .... producer
Jack Michon .... producer
Irv Wilson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
Cinematography by
Gil Hubbs (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Leslie Dennis Bracken  (as Leslie Dennis)
Thomas Fries  (as Tom Fries)
Casting by
Jaki Brown 
Toni Livingston 
Art Direction by
William McAllister 
Set Decoration by
Casey Hallenbeck 
Makeup Department
Frankie Campbell .... hair stylist
Pamela S. Westmore .... makeup artist
Production Management
Claude Binyon Jr. .... production manager
William P. Owens .... executive production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gerald Walsh .... first assistant director
John N. Whittle .... second assistant director (as John Whittle)
Art Department
Kevin Conlan .... construction coordinator
Elliot Ellentuck .... property master
Sound Department
James LaRue .... sound mixer (as Jim La Rue)
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
Clifford Happy .... stunts (as Cliff Happy)
Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw .... stunts (as Tracy Keehn)
Ben Scott .... stunts
Russell Solberg .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Ray De La Motte .... camera operator
Bill Silic .... gaffer (as William Silic)
Peter Wagner .... key grip
Casting Department
Myrna Jakob .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Katherine Dover .... costumer (as Kathy Dover)
Editorial Department
Marc Wielage .... telecine colorist (uncredited)
Location Management
Marjie 'Murph' Murphy .... location manager
Music Department
John Fresco .... music supervisor
John Mick .... music editor
Transportation Department
Frank 'Cat' Ballou .... transportation coordinator
Jim Frear .... driver captain
Other crew
Dianne Fraser .... assistant to producers
Michael Harrah .... helicopter pilot
Paul Little .... assistant to producers
Jack Michon .... visualization: main title
Pinki Ragan .... production coordinator
Trudy Ramirez .... script supervisor
Pilar Stallworth .... assistant to producers
Joan Stevenson .... production controller
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bridge Across Time" - USA (original title)
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97 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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3 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Silly Jack the Ripper Tale, 29 March 2010
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Terror at London Bridge (1985)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Silly made-for-TV flick starts off in 1888 as Jack the Ripper has just killed another woman and takes off running. He only makes it to the London Bridge where he is shot, falls over the side and takes one of the stones with him. Flash-forward to 1985 and Lake Havasu City, AZ where the bridge is now located. It's a special day as that one, long-lost piece of the bridge has been found and returned to its place. Soon murdered women start turning up and a detective (David Hasselhoff) begins to think that the spirit of Jack the Ripper has returned. There's way too much attempted plot in this rather horrid flick that really insults anyone who is a fan of Jack the Ripper movies. I'm really not sure what the point of this film was but there's no logic that can be found here and the story seems to go off in countless directions. Part of the time it wants to be a serious horror flick and other times it wants to simply show off the body of Hasselhoff who is either shirtless, acting sexy or simply walking around with the buttons of his shirt undone. He certainly tries coming off more as a playboy than a detective and his performance isn't much better. The supporting cast isn't too bad with Clu Gulager (THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD), Adrienne Barbeau (THE FOG) and Lane Smith (MY COUSIN VINNY) having small roles. None of them have much to do but it's fun seeing them. The screenplay is the main problem here as the movie just never paints any type of mystery that one will be excited about and things get off to a bad start and never pick up. By the thirty-minute mark you'll be bored out of your mind and you've still got seventy-minutes to go. The direction by Swackhamer isn't too bad even if it has all those cliché made-for-TV moments.

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