The Rose and the Jackal

The Rose and the Jackal is a 1990 American made-for-television western adventure film produced by TNT starring Christopher Reeve and Madolyn Smith. The plot revolves around Union agent Allan Pinkerton, played by Reeve, falling in love with female spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow.[1]

The Rose and the Jackal
Directed byJack Gold
Produced byWendy Dytman
Paula Weinstein
Steve White
Stratton Leopold
Screenplay byEric Edson
StarringChristopher Reeve
Madolyn Smith
Granville Van Dusen
Carrie Snodgress
Kevin McCarthy
Music byMichael J. Lewis
CinematographyDietrich Lohmann
Release date
  • April 16, 1990 (1990-04-16)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film's title served as the inspiration for the name of the Order of the Confederate Rose, a women's auxiliary to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.[2]


  1. The Rose and the Jackal
  2. "How we got started", Order of the Confederate Rose

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