Seconds from Disaster (2004–2012)
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Jonestown Cult Suicide 

Seconds from Disaster (2004) reveals how charismatic church leader from San Francisco Jim Jones was able to lead over 900 US citizens to their deaths, in what became one of the most famous cases of mass suicide in world history.

Director:

Sean Smith

Writer:

Pam Humphreys

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Episode credited cast:
Nigel Barber ... Congressman Leo Ryan
Jim Jones ... Self (archive footage)
Michael Koltes ... Gunman
Cory Peterson ... Reverend Jim Jones
Leo J. Ryan ... Self (archive footage)
Dirk Schilling ... Defector
Ramy Souleman ... Son of Mark Gonsey
Jackie Speier ... Self - Former Aide to Congressman Leo Ryan
Richard Vaughn Richard Vaughn ... Narrator
Toniche Wallace Toniche Wallace ... Nancy
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Seconds from Disaster (2004) reveals how charismatic church leader from San Francisco Jim Jones was able to lead over 900 US citizens to their deaths, in what became one of the most famous cases of mass suicide in world history.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jonestown Massacre See more »

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Budget:

GBP100,000 (estimated)
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Color (Technicolor)
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