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Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Charles Brehm ...
Himself - Onlooker with Son (uncredited)
Howard Brennan ...
Himself - Onlooker (uncredited)
John Connally ...
Himself - Governor of Texas (uncredited)
Nellie Connally ...
Herself - First Lady of Texas (uncredited)
William Greer ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Bobby Hargis ...
Himself - Dallas Police Officer (uncredited)
George W. Hickey ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Clint Hill ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Jean Hill ...
Herself - Onlooker in Red Coat (uncredited)
Roy Kellerman ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
...
Herself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
...
Himself - President of the United States of America (uncredited)
Samuel A. Kinney ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Paul E. Landis ...
Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
B.J. Martin ...
Himself - Dallas Police Officer (uncredited)
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President John F. Kennedy is shown riding in an open-top car with his wife and several others, waving at crowds on the sidewalk. He is hit by a bullet and clutches his throat as the others react with surprise. Another shot hits Kennedy in the head and he collapses. A Secret Service agent runs up to the car, and Mrs. Kennedy climbs onto the trunk to pull him aboard as the car speeds away. Written by Eric Sorensen

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The president is hit in the head at frame 312, and some of his brain matter and blood spray forward at frame 313. See more »

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Historic
10 August 1999 | by (Austin TX) – See all my reviews

This is a strange piece of film to "rate." It's only 26 seconds of some of the most historic (and gruesome) film ever captured -- by chance as much as anything. One wonders what the results would be these days when every third person on the parade route would be wielding a cam-corder.


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