The Info List - Prince Jack

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PRINCE JACK is a 1985 film from Castle Hill Productions which dramatizes some of the inner workings of the Kennedy administration
Kennedy administration
, including efforts by Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
to address the issues arising from the Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement
. Although primarily a dramatic narrative, Prince Jack
Prince Jack
also uses satire and black humor , especially with regard to the Kennedy brothers' complicated relationship with Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson

Prince Jack
Prince Jack
covers the period from the Democratic National Convention in July 1960 to the autumn of 1963, just prior to the assassination of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
. The film was written and directed by Bert Lovitt.


* 1 Cast * 2 Notes * 3 See also * 4 External links


* Robert J. Hogan - John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
* James F. Kelly - Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
* Lloyd Nolan - Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
* Kenneth Mars - Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
* Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
- The Cardinal * Robert Guillaume
Robert Guillaume
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
* Cameron Mitchell - Edwin Walker
Edwin Walker
* Jim Backus
Jim Backus
- Ted Dealey * William Windom - Ferguson ("Fergie") * Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bikel
- Georgi Bolshakov


* Jim Backus' last live project. * James F. Kelly portrayed Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
a total of seven times in different productions between 1981 and 1997. He also portrayed John F. Kennedy once. * Prince Jack
Prince Jack
was available on VHS but does not appear to have been released in DVD format.


* Kennedy (TV miniseries) * Hoover vs. The Kennedys * The Kennedys (TV miniseries)
The Kennedys (TV miniseries)
* Cultural depictions of John F. Kennedy