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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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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Charles Brehm ... Himself (onlooker, with son) (uncredited)
Howard Brennan ... Himself (onlooker) (uncredited)
John Connally ... Himself (uncredited)
Nellie Connally ... Herself (uncredited)
William Greer ... Himself (driver) (uncredited)
Bobby Hargis ... Himself (policeman, on motorcycle) (uncredited)
George W. Hickey ... Himself (in following limousine, in back seat) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

Clint Hill ... Himself (uncredited)
Jean Hill ... Herself (onlooker, in red coat) (uncredited)
Roy Kellerman ... Himself (beside Greer) (uncredited)

Jacqueline Kennedy ... Herself (uncredited)

John F. Kennedy ... Himself (uncredited)
Samuel A. Kinney ... Himself (driver, in following limousine) (uncredited)
Paul E. Landis ... Himself - in following limousine, behind Ready) (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
B.J. Martin ... Himself (policeman, on motorcycle) (uncredited)
Tim McIntyre ... Himself (in following limousine, behind Hill) (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 - in following limousine, on running board) (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
Emory P. Roberts ... Himself (radioman, in following limousine) (uncredited)
Phillip L. Willis ... Himself (onlooker, steps off street) (uncredited)
Rosemary Willis ... Herself (onlooker, in white sweatshirt, runs alongside) (uncredited)
Louis Steven Witt ... Himself - onlooker, with open umbrella, behind freeway sign) (uncredited)
Ralph Yarborough ... Himself (passenger, in vice-presidential limousine) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

Directed by
Abraham Zapruder 
 
Cinematography by
Abraham Zapruder 
 

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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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Although Abraham Zapruder made a profit from selling the film, he was so disturbed by the nightmare he had filmed that he did not keep a copy. He never owned or used another camera again.See more »
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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
The Stuff (or Snuff) of Legends., 21 September 2001
Author: Ace (danger_ace) from Perth, Western Australia

This is quite possibly the most monumental piece of live footage ever captured by an amateur photographer. The film of JFK's fatal shooting is, in itself, not particularly entertaining or interesting unless it is in a re-mastered and "shake-free" form. However, the impact of this film on the controversy surrounding one of the most famous assassinations in world history cannot be denied.

The best showcase for this piece of film can be found in Oliver Stone's brilliant film, JFK.

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