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Roswell (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  31 July 1994 (USA)
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Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented that follow the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange ... See full summary »

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Mac Brazel
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Sherman Carson
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Frank Joyce
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Vy Marcel
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Colonel Blanchard
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James Forrestal
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Older Jesse Marcel, Jr.
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Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented that follow the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found is nothing more than a downed weather balloon, Marcel maintains his military duty until the weight of the truth, however out of this world it may be, forces him to piece together what really occurred. Adapted from real-life events portrayed in the book _UFO Crash at Roswell_ by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt. Written by Rick Gregory <rag.apa@email.apa.org>

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The Pentagon Denied It Was A UFO. But One Man Knew Better Because He Was There.

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Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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31 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover-Up  »

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In one scene set around the time of the alien crash the song "Stay all Night, Stay a Little Longer" by Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys is played as background music. Unfortunately the version played is from the album "For the Last Time" recorded in 1972. See more »

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Mac Brazel: [Responding to a question from investigators about "little green men"] They ain't green.
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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Celebrate
Written by Arthur Funaro & Ed Gerrard
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Recorded by Big Ethyl
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Fairly even handed, given the subject matter!!
8 November 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This Docu-Movie (apparently TV Release in USA) starts off all Doco style in the opening credits, which is great, not highly original, but sets the mood instantly. All key players are present. Marcel (both Jesse and Jess Jr), Ramey, Dubose and Brazel, and are played well.

If you want a retrospective of the Roswell incident played out in Hollywood style, this is the best yet. Not much artistic license taken, which when dealing with something based in fact, is much appreciated.

The crash site was what I really wanted to see portrayed, as this hasn't been recreated previously on film (well, that's even mildly believable) and (if also based on fact) proved to be, the SMOKING GUN. The size of the site is the "Think Tank" for this film.

Fans of Kyle Mclachlan will love this too. Maybe not as much as Blue Velvet, but that's another story...........


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