Hands of the Ripper

Hands of the Ripper

85 mins | Thriller, Horror | Oct. 17, 1971

A series of murders occur that mirror those committed by the Whitechapel Ripper. Through his experiments with psychoanalysis Dr Pritchard discovers a deadly violence in one of his young female patients. As he delves into the recesses of her mind he uncovers that Anna is possessed by her dead father's spirit, willing her to commit acts of gruesome savagery over which she has no control. But the most chilling revelation of all is the identity of her father: Jack the Ripper himself.

Hands of the Ripper

85 mins | Thriller, Horror | Oct. 17, 1971

Hands of the Ripper
A series of murders occur that mirror those committed by the Whitechapel Ripper. Through his experiments with psychoanalysis Dr Pritchard discovers a deadly violence in one of his young female patients. As he delves into the recesses of her mind he uncovers that Anna is possessed by her dead father's spirit, willing her to commit acts of gruesome savagery over which she has no control. But the most chilling revelation of all is the identity of her father: Jack the Ripper himself.
IMDb rating 6.2
Producers Hammer Film Productions
Original title Hands of the Ripper
Directors Peter Sasdy, Ariel Levy
Writers L.W. Davidson, Edward Spencer Shew

Cast

Eric Porter

as Dr. John Pritchard

Angharad Rees

as Anna

Jane Merrow

as Laura

Derek Godfrey

as Dysart

Dora Bryan

as Mrs. Golding

Marjorie Rhodes

as Mrs. Bryant

Barry Lowe

as Mr. Wilson

Lynda Baron

as Long Liz

Marjie Lawrence

as Dolly

Norman Bird

as Police Inspector

Margaret Rawlings

as Madame Bullard

Elizabeth MacLennan

as Mrs. Wilson

A.J. Brown

as Rev Anderson

April Wilding

as Catherine

Anne Clune

as 1st Cell Whore