The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal (1973)

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

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1973-05-15
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 324 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 23min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Universal Productions France S.A.
  • Production Country: France, United Kingdom
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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.

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    Camera Edmond Séchan Additional Director of Photography
    Sound Georges Delerue Original Music Composer
    Sound Georges Delerue Conductor
    Directing Fred Zinnemann Director
    Production John Woolf Producer
    Editing Ralph Kemplen Editor
    Crew Cliff Richardson Special Effects
    Art Cliff Robinson Assistant Art Director
    Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth Haffenden Costume Design
    Camera Jean Tournier Director of Photography
    Production Margot Capelier Casting
    Sound John Hayward Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Rosine Delamare Costume Design
    Visual Effects Wally Veevers Visual Effects
    Art Willy Holt Set Designer
    Production John Palmer Production Manager
    Writing John Rosenberg Script Editor
    Writing Kenneth Ross Screenplay
    Art Robert Cartwright Set Dresser
    Writing Frederick Forsyth Novel
    Costume & Make-Up Jean Zay Costume Supervisor
    Camera André Domage Camera Operator
    Directing Andrew Marton Second Unit Director
    Production David Deutsch Co-Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Joan Bridge Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Ritchie Hairstylist
    Art Ernest Archer Set Designer
    Production Jenia Reissar Casting
    Directing Louis Pitzele Assistant Director
    Sound Gordon K. McCallum Sound Mixer
    Art René Albouze Property Master
    Directing Alain Bonnot Assistant Director
    Directing Peter Price Assistant Director
    Production Paul Tivers Production Assistant
    Production Julien Derode Co-Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Ludovic Paris Hairstylist
    Crew Georges Iaconelli Special Effects
    Sound Nicholas Stevenson Sound Editor
    Crew John Richardson Special Effects
    Production Henri Jaquillard Production Manager
    Sound Graham V. Hartstone Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera David Harcourt Camera Operator
    Sound Bob Allen Sound Recordist
    Art Pierre Charron Set Dresser
    Camera Colin Manning Grip
    Directing Gladys Goldsmith Script Supervisor
    Directing Gladys Goldsmith Continuity
    Directing Catherine Prévert Script Supervisor
    Directing Catherine Prévert Continuity
    Costume & Make-Up Pierre Berroyer Makeup Artist
    Camera George Higgins Still Photographer
    Editing Marcel Durham Assistant Editor
    Camera Guy Delattre Additional Director of Photography
    Camera René Strasser Grip
    Art Wally Hill Property Master
    Lighting Jean Fontanilles Electrician
    Lighting Vic Smith Electrician
    Production Simone Escoffier Production Secretary
    Production Van Jones Production Secretary
    Crew George Arnell Unit Publicist