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The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Historic See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
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)

Jacqueline Kennedy ... Herself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)

John F. Kennedy ... 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)
Tim McIntyre ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Mary Moorman ... Herself - Onlooker in Dark Coat (uncredited)
Kenneth P. O'Donnell ... Himself - passenger, in following limousine) (only in extended frame version) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
David F. Powers ... Himself - passenger, in following limousine) (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
John D. Ready ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
Emory P. Roberts ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Phillip L. Willis ... Himself - Onlooker (uncredited)
Rosemary Willis ... Herself - Onlooker (uncredited)
Louis Steven Witt ... Himself - Onlooker (uncredited)
Ralph Yarborough ... Himself (passenger, in vice-presidential limousine) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

Directed by
Abraham Zapruder (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Abraham Zapruder (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"The Zapruder Film" - USA (alternative title)
"Z Film" - USA (short title)
"Zapruder Film of JFK Assassination" - USA (alternative title)
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1 min
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Trivia:
When the film was released publicly in 1975 many people assumed that Mrs. Kennedy jumped on the trunk after the shooting because she was frightened and trying to get out of the way. Some years later the secret service agent who jumped onto the bumper and trunk revealed that she was actually trying to retrieve a piece of the president's brain that had landed on the back of the car.See more »
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Historic, 10 August 1999
Author: Vincent-11 from Austin TX

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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