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Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

The home movie footage shot by Abraham Zapruder that caught the assassination of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

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Abraham Zapruder (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Charles Brehm Charles Brehm ... Himself - Onlooker with Son (uncredited)
Howard Brennan Howard Brennan ... Himself - Onlooker (uncredited)
John Connally John Connally ... Himself - Governor of Texas (uncredited)
Nellie Connally Nellie Connally ... Herself - First Lady of Texas (uncredited)
William Greer William Greer ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Bobby Hargis Bobby Hargis ... Himself - Dallas Police Officer (uncredited)
George W. Hickey George W. Hickey ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Clint Hill ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Jean Hill Jean Hill ... Herself - Onlooker in Red Coat (uncredited)
Roy Kellerman 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 Samuel A. Kinney ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Paul E. Landis Paul E. Landis ... Himself - U.S. Secret Service Agent (only in extended frame version) (uncredited)
B.J. Martin 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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Also Known As:

The Zapruder Film See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is not the only film of the Kennedy assassination, but it is the only film that recorded the shooting from beginning to end. See more »

Crazy Credits

Being a home movie, this film has no credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

Digitally restored in 1997 and available on the "Image Of An Assasination" VHS/DVD. A version of the film was created that shows the extra footage in the sprocket area that was previously unseen in motion. See more »

Connections

Referenced in JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick (2014) See more »

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A piece of history.
30 July 2006 | by abrelsfordSee all my reviews

A piece of history that prooves that most film of historic events is quite often recorded by the general public.

Also, that previous comment is a prime example of a conspiracy nut (one who blindly believes in the conpsiracy, instead of forming it for themselves) as they seem to ignore the fact that there were many people filming on that in different locations, which perfectly match the spreader film. (also, many of the so called mistakes can be atributed to the fact that it is an old camera that used photographic film that was on a spring based mechanism, which could easily have a speed that is not constant)


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