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Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones DVD, Video Download, USB Drive

Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones DVD, Video Download, USB Drive
Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones DVD, Video Download, USB Drive
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The Complete Uncut, Undamaged And Unedited 1980 Made-For-TV Movie Miniseries ''Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones'', Also Known As "The Mad Messiah", Starring Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Colleen Dewhurst, Randy Quaid And James Earl Jones! An Excursion Through The Madness Of The Man Responsible For the World's Worst Mass Suicide Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS In An Archival Quality 2 Disc All Regions Format DVD Set, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Color, 3 Hours 12 Minutes). #GuyanaTragedy #GuyanaTragedyTheStoryOfJimJones #MadMessiah #TheMadMessiah #PowersBoothe #NedBeatty #ColleenDwhurst #RandyQuaid #JamesEarlJones #JimJones #JonestownMassSuicide #Jonestown #JonestownGuyana #PeoplesTemple #ThePeoplesTempleAgriculturalProject #MassSuicide #MurderSuicide #MassMurder #MassMurders #MassSuicides #RevolutionarySuicide #RevolutionarySuicides #MassSuicideMurder #MassSuicideMurders #LeoRyan #Massacres #Cults #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive

Director:
William A. Graham

Writers:
Charles A. Krause (Book, "Guyana Massacre: The Eyewitness Account"), Ernest Tidyman

Cast:
Powers Boothe ... Rev. Jim Jones
Ned Beatty ... Rep. Leo Ryan
Irene Cara ... Alice Jefferson
Veronica Cartwright ... Marceline 'Marcy' Jones
Rosalind Cash ... Jenny Hammond
Brad Dourif ... David Langtree
Meg Foster ... Jean Richie
Michael C. Gwynne ... Larry King
Albert Hall ... Otis Jefferson
Linda Haynes ... Karen Bundy
Diane Ladd ... Lynette Jones
Ron O'Neal ... Col. Robles
Randy Quaid ... Clayton Ritchie
Diana Scarwid ... Sheila Langtree
Madge Sinclair ... Mrs. Jefferson
Brenda Vaccaro ... Jane Briggs
Dimitra Arliss ... Sister Fleming
LeVar Burton ... Richard Jefferson
Colleen Dewhurst ... Mrs. Myrtle Kennedy
Clifton James ... Barber Charlie Amos
James Earl Jones ... Father Divine
Ed Lauter ... Jim Jones, Sr.
David Raynr ... Raymond Jefferson (as David Hubbard)
John Dukakis ... Jack Daniels
Benji Wilhoite ... Young Jim Jones
Ralph Pace ... Mr. Hester
William Dozier ... Mr. Caldwell
Paul Wallace ... Charlie Fishback
Walter M. Elder Sr. ... Mr. Holloway
Martha Knighton ... Mrs. Kruger
Guy Del Russo ... Reporter #1
Richard Reiner ... Reporter #2
Tony Foster ... Joshua
Danny Nelson ... Mr. Stevens
Georgia Allen ... Sister Carmella
Mildred Brown ... Sister Crandall
Roy Tatum ... Brother Morris
Bernardine Mitchell ... Black Woman
Charles Anderson ... Hoodlum
Alvin Pealer ... George
Charles Franzen ... Phil
Les Hatfield ... Klan Leader
Buzzy Hill ... Albert
Joe Dorsey ... Jakes
Henry Lide ... Mr. Brooks
Terry Browning ... Cashier
Bernice Ramsey ... Angel
Frank Konigsberg ... Reporter #3
Sam Manners ... Defector (as Savino Maneri)
Tony King ... Choate
Joel Godard ... John Briggs
Meg Brush ... Mrs. Briggs
Dolores Robinson ... New Arrival
Vivian Edwards ... Mrs. Halperin
Luther McLaughlin ... Elderly Man
Steve Grand ... Temple Member
Peter Moldonado ... Guard
Pedro Ilerio ... Black Temple Member
Bill Coyne ... White Temple Member
Annie Feliciana ... Woman
Rita Byrd ... Mrs. Manners


Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones, also called The Mad Messiah, is a 1980 television miniseries about the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones, and their 1978 mass suicide at Jonestown. Based on the book by Charles A. Krause, entitled Guyana Massacre: The Eyewitness Account, the film was originally shown on television on April 15, 1980.

The Peoples Temple Of The Disciples Of Christ, commonly shortened to Peoples Temple, was an American new religious organization which existed between 1954 and 1978. Originally founded in Indianapolis, Indiana, by Reverend Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple spread a message that combined elements of Christianity with communist and socialist ideology, with an emphasis on racial equality. After Jones moved the group to California in the 1960s and established several locations throughout the state, including its headquarters in San Francisco, the Temple forged ties with many left-wing political figures and boasted 20,000 members (though 3,000-5,000 is more likely). The Temple is best known for the events of November 18, 1978, in Guyana, when 909 people died in a mass suicide and mass murder at its remote settlement, named "Jonestown", as well as the murders of U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan and members of his visiting delegation at the nearby Port Kaituma airstrip. The incident at Jonestown resulted in the greatest single loss of American civilian life in a deliberate act prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Because of the killings in Guyana, the Temple is regarded by scholars and by popular view as a destructive cult.

The Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, better known by its informal name "Jonestown", was a remote settlement in Guyana, established by the Peoples Temple, a San Francisco-based cult under the leadership of Jim Jones. The settlement became internationally known when, on November 18, 1978, a total of 918 people died at the settlement, at the nearby airstrip in Port Kaituma, and at a Temple-run building in Georgetown, Guyana's capital city. The name of the settlement became synonymous with the incidents at those locations. In total, 909 individuals died in Jonestown, all but two from apparent cyanide poisoning, in an event termed "revolutionary suicide" by Jones and some Peoples Temple members on an audio tape of the event, and in prior recorded discussions. The poisonings in Jonestown followed the murder of five others by Temple members at Port Kaituma, including United States Congressman Leo Ryan, an act that Jones ordered. Four other Temple members committed murder-suicide in Georgetown at Jones' command. Terms used to describe the deaths in Jonestown and Georgetown evolved over time. Many contemporary media accounts after the events called the deaths a mass suicide. In contrast, most sources today refer to the deaths with terms such as mass murder-suicide, a massacre, or simply mass murder. Seventy or more individuals at Jonestown were injected with poison, and a third of the victims (304) were minors. Guards armed with guns and crossbows had been ordered to shoot those who fled the Jonestown pavilion as Jones lobbied for suicide. The massacre at Jonestown represented one of the largest losses of American civilian life in a deliberate act until September 11, 2001.