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Alternative 3 (1977)

TV Movie  |   |  Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  20 June 1977 (UK)
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World ecological collapse; the next ice-age has already begun! Lucky for us, governments know what to do. Unfortunately it's a conspiracy to end all conspiracies. Vanishing scientists, ... See full summary »

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Tim Brinton ...
Himself
Gregory Munroe ...
Colin Benson
Carol Hazell ...
Katherine White
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Bob Grodin
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Dr. Carl Gerstein
David Baxt ...
Harry
Alec Linstead ...
Professor Broadbent
Norman Chancer ...
Charles Welbourne
Anthony Roye ...
Robert Hendry
Patsy Trench ...
Dr. Ann Clarke
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Harry's Girlfriend
Ivor Roberts ...
George Pendlebury
Linda Cunningham ...
Annie
Nancy Adams ...
Doreen Patterson
Jonathan Hieatt-Smith ...
Young Man in Laboratory
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World ecological collapse; the next ice-age has already begun! Lucky for us, governments know what to do. Unfortunately it's a conspiracy to end all conspiracies. Vanishing scientists, dubious space missions, and a freak accident which kills the courier of a tape containing a secret radio message from an unmanned Mars probe - holds the key. Ruthless investigative reporters uncover the ominous master plan. Written by Sven Kahrkling <sven@customized.com>

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Alternative 3 - my experiences !
23 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I well remember the alleged 'Science Report' of June 1977 about disappearing scientists and secret bases on the Moon.

At a UFO conference in a London hotel August 1979 (I met and had a chat with J.Allen Hynek) someone told me that the people who made that episode - Alternative 3 had a lot of trouble now finding work. Almost 'Black Listed' ?

Then a friend who's father was a senior engineer for the Royal Navy was asked by my friend about 'Alternative 3' - I was reading the Granada paperback at the time(sadly poorly written).

My friend's father hit the ceiling ! And shouted,"It's not that number anyway!"

Back in the early 1980's when 'La Thatcher' was in charge there was a girl in my local pub who bore a marked resemblance to 'Lady T'. I used to pull her leg about it as she pulled the pints. Chatting to her one day it transpired that she worked in a Financial Library in her day-time job. She was complaining about the snooty attitude of the highly qualified degree people who worked there. Anyway we somehow got chatting about 'Alternative 3' (too much beer on my part).

She said,"Alternative 3 sent a shudder right around the Financial Community. Whilst it was not completely true it closely paralleled the real thing. I shouldn't be telling you this because I have signed secrecy papers."

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