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Ruby and Oswald
     

Ruby and Oswald

Director: Mel Stuart

Cast: Brian Dennehy, Frederic Forrest, Lou Frizzell

 
Producer/director Mel Stuart, who'd previously worked with David L. Wolper on the historical-recreation series Appointment with Destiny, applies the same docudrama techniques to the feature length Ruby and Oswald. Framed in the form of a documentary, the film recounts the days just prior to the Kennedy assassination, then traces the events leading to the

Overview

Producer/director Mel Stuart, who'd previously worked with David L. Wolper on the historical-recreation series Appointment with Destiny, applies the same docudrama techniques to the feature length Ruby and Oswald. Framed in the form of a documentary, the film recounts the days just prior to the Kennedy assassination, then traces the events leading to the fatal confrontation between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald. There is a smattering of "conspiracy" speculation, but the script generally sticks to the known facts. The dramatized recreations are interspersed with actual footage of the dark days in November, including JFK's funeral. Made for TV, Ruby and Oswald has been rereleased as Four Days in Dallas.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/27/2007
UPC:
0779836213693
Original Release:
1978
Rating:
NR
Source:
Direct Source Label
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:40:00

Special Features

Interactive menu; Chapter selection; Full screen presentation

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brian Dennehy Actor
Frederic Forrest Actor
Lou Frizzell Actor
Michael Lerner Actor
Doris Roberts Actor
Lanna Saunders Actor
Lewis Arquette Actor
Gordon Jump Actor
Michael Pataki Actor
Richard Sanders Actor

Technical Credits
Mel Stuart Director
Ray Beal Art Director
Tom Bronson Costumes/Costume Designer
Corky Ehlers Editor
Paul Freeman Producer
George Hively Editor
Alan Landsburg Executive Producer
Matthew Leonetti Cinematographer
John McGreevey Teleplay
Michael McGreevey Teleplay

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ruby and Oswald
1. Chapter 1 [20:16]
2. Chapter 2 [20:32]
3. Chapter 3 [19:26]
4. Chapter 4 [17:29]
5. Chapter 5 [16:06]
6. Chapter 6 [11:06]

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