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William F. Nolan (written by)
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Release Date:
22 November 1985 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Jack the Ripper is back!
Plot:
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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It's Different - I Liked It See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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
 
Stunts
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
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bridge Across Time" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
It's Different - I Liked It, 22 April 2015
Author: Rainey-Dawn from United States

'Bridge Across Time' aka 'Terror at London Bridge' is a pretty good 1985 made for TV film. It's a different twist on Jack the Ripper.

Basically, when The Ripper was shot and toppled over the London Bridge in 1888 he knocked over a stone with him into the Thames River. The original London Bridge was relocated to Lake Havasu City, Arizona and completed there in 1971. The film shows there was a missing stone, found and brought to Arizona in 1985 - this stone must have housed The Ripper's soul(?) or similar idea. Anyway, Jack is back in 1985 and he's killing the same way he did in 1888.

In away, The Ripper is resurrected via this stone and fresh blood (similar to the way a vampire is resurrected - ya know the dust of a vampire, fresh blood hits it and ta-dah we have a vampire - same with The Ripper and the stone in this film).

I quite liked this film - I can suspend my beliefs to see a vampire resurrected in a similar manner so it is easy for me to do that for Jack The Ripper as well.

The movie started out good, it hit a bit of a lull then picked back up into an exciting thriller.

Yes this is a good rainy day film.

7/10

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