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    Senior Member Country: England billy farmer's Avatar
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    I am looking for the following title on DVD.

    Timewatch: Shadow Of The Ripper - Documentary shown on BBC2 on September 7th 1988.

    I am also interested in other Jack The Ripper Documentaries.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    Don't waste your time; they are all useless.

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    Senior Member Country: England billy farmer's Avatar
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    I have got quite a lot of Ripper Documentaries (including Shadow of the Ripper), some Ripper Documentaries i have found more interesting than others, Shadow of the Ripper is one of the best Ripper Documentaries i have ever seen, Christopher Frayling is a very good presenter.
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    Shadow of the Ripper is a beautiful documentary and at the time of its broadcast (the centenary of the murders) was compared in the press to the howlingly awful Michael Caine mini series. This dispelled all the silly theories about the Ripper and explained nicely why we insist on listening to them. Its also a doc with a strong sense of sadness for the crimes, through the use of the Faure Requiem (composed in 1888, the same year). Also the sequence in the People's Palace is very nicely fused with the music. Great documentary making.

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