The Day of the Jackal

Nameless, faceless... relentlessly moving towards the date with death that would rock the world.

Categories: Action, Thriller

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1973-05-15
Run time: 143 minute / 2:23
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Writer: Kenneth Ross
Production Companies : Universal Productions France S.A., Warwick Productions, Warwick Film Productions
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom



Edward Fox
as the Jackal
Michael Lonsdale
as Lebel
Olga Georges-Picot
as Denise
Delphine Seyrig
as Colette
Eric Porter
as Colonel Rodin
Michel Auclair
as Colonel Rolland
Anton Rodgers
as Jules Bernard
Raymond Gérôme
as Flavigny
Derek Jacobi
as Caron
Jean Sorel
as Bastien-Thiry
Barrie Ingham
as St. Clair
Terence Alexander
as Lloyd
Tony Britton
as Inspecteur Thomas
Philippe Léotard
as Gendarme
Alan Badel
as Ministre
Denis Carey
as Casson
Cyril Cusack
as Gunsmith
Maurice Denham
as General Colbert
Jacques François
as Pascal
Jean Martin
as Wolenski
Donald Sinden
as Mallison
Gérard Buhr
Féodor Atkine
Andréa Ferréol
Bernard Archard
David Swift
Timothy West
Van Doude
Nicolas Vogel
Adrien Cayla-Legrand
as Charles de Gaulle
Nicole Desailly
as Yvonne de Gaulle
Fred Zinnemann Director

Frederick Forsyth Novel
Kenneth Ross Screenplay

Jean Tournier Director of Photography

Georges Delerue Original Music Composer

Ralph Kemplen Editor

Margot Capelier Casting
Jenia Reissar Casting

Costume & Make-Up
Joan Bridge Costume Design
Rosine Delamare Costume Design
Elizabeth Haffenden Costume Design

John Rosenberg Script Editor

Gladys Goldsmith Script Supervisor
Catherine Prévert Script Supervisor

Costume & Make-Up
Jean Zay Costume Supervisor

André Domage Camera Operator
David Harcourt Camera Operator

Georges Iaconelli Special Effects
Cliff Richardson Special Effects
John Richardson Special Effects

Visual Effects
Wally Veevers Visual Effects

Nicholas Stevenson Sound Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Ludovic Paris Hairstylist
Barbara Ritchie Hairstylist
Pierre Berroyer Makeup Artist

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