The ruling class.

Peter O'Toole gives a tour-de-force performance as Jack, a man cured of believing he's God, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate. Based on Peter Barnes's irreverent play, this darkly comic indictment of Britain's class system peers behind the closed doors of English aristocra...

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Corporate Author: Kanopy (Firm)
Other Authors: O'Toole, Peter, 1932-2013, (Actor)
Description of Work:Videorecording
Format: Movie Electronic
Language:English
Published:[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Summary:Peter O'Toole gives a tour-de-force performance as Jack, a man cured of believing he's God, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate. Based on Peter Barnes's irreverent play, this darkly comic indictment of Britain's class system peers behind the closed doors of English aristocracy. Insanity, sadistic sarcasm, and black comedy, with just a touch of the Hollywood musical, are all featured in this beloved cult classic directed by Peter Medak.
General Notes:Title from title frames.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 streaming video file, approximately 154 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
A/V Characteristics:digital
Digital Characteristics:video file MPEG-4 Flash
Event:Originally produced by Criterion Collection/Janus Films in 1972.
System Details:Mode of access: World Wide Web.