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The Ripper (1985)

Video  -  Horror  -  November 1985 (USA)
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An old antique ring turns a college professor into a homicidal maniac when he puts it on. The ring originaly belonged to Jack the Ripper, and the Ripper's spirit possesses whoever wears it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Schreier ...
Richard Harwell
Mona Van Pernis ...
Carol
Wade Tower ...
Steve
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Andrea Adams ...
Cindy
Randall White ...
Fred
Bennie Lee McGowan ...
Clerk
Jeffrey R. Fontana ...
Brian (as Jeffrey Fontana)
Wilma Jeanne Cummins ...
Mrs. Pratt (as Wilma Cummins)
Karen Morgan Williams ...
Harlet
Patti Beth Abbott ...
Waitress
Alicia Todd ...
Judy
Vic Seals ...
Officer
Vicki Pemberton-Thomson ...
Amy
Edward Comps ...
Policeman
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An old antique ring turns a college professor into a homicidal maniac when he puts it on. The ring originaly belonged to Jack the Ripper, and the Ripper's spirit possesses whoever wears it. Written by Humberto Amador

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Tom Savini is embarrassed by his involvement with this film. See more »

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Written by Rod Slaine
Performed by Pam Savage
Copyright 1985
Xanthus Street Publishing
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The Ripper
17 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Awful film that looks like it was filmed in a college's mass media department. Extremely gory, but almost laughable plot about a professor who is possessed by the spirit of Jack the Ripper. Very cheap. Very Bad.


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