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Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?) (1995)

This provacative FOX Network "prime time" television special investigates the purported "Alien Autopsy" footage that was allegedly filmed by the United States military after the legendary UFO crash near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Himself - Host
Walter Haut ...
Himself - Former Roswell AAF Public Relations Officer
Jesse Marcel Jr. ...
Himself - Roswell Eyewitness (as Dr. Jesse Marcel)
Kevin D. Randle ...
Himself - Author, UFO Crash at Roswell (as Kevin Randle)
Frankie Rowe ...
Herself - Roswell Eyewitness
Himself - Documentary Filmmaker
Philip Mantle ...
Himself - Director of Investigations, BUFORA
Bill Dear ...
Himself - Private Investigator (as William Dear)
Paolo Cherchi Usai ...
Himself - Senior Curator, Eastman House
Allen Daviau ...
Himself - Hollywood Director of Photography
Roderick Ryan ...
Himself - Navy Combat Cameraman
Cyril H. Wecht ...
Himself - Chairman, Department of Pathology, St. Francis Central Hospital (as Dr. Cyril Wecht)
Chris Milroy ...
Himself - Senior Lecturer in Forensic Pathology (as Dr. C.M. Milroy)
Himself - Academy Award Winning Creature Designer
Steven Schiff ...
Himself - New Mexico Congressman (as Congressman Steven Schiff)


Widely considered to be one of the most controversial TV documentary specials ever aired in Prime Time, this famous FOX Network program stirred the "liveliest debate of any home movie since the Zapruder Film," according to Time Magazine. The "home movie" was actually purported to be the actual dissection of an alien being, supposedly recovered and analyzed by the U.S. military near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. Written by Anonymous

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In 1947, something happened in Roswell, New Mexico... On August 28th, 1995 something remarkable was revealed to the World... See more »


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28 August 1995 (USA)  »

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This intriguing film is presented as a pro/con discussion of an, obviously, controversial subject.
18 October 2003 | by (Seattle, Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

This is an investigative inquiry about a black and white Super 8mm film reportedly shot at a 1947 autopsy of an alien body recovered from the purported Roswell UFO crash site. The host (Jonathan Frakes: Star Trek TNG), acting as moderator, shows us the film and introduces expert commentary. Some of the people have examined the original film (as in film processing/preservation people from the cinema industry)and given their views as to the age of the original print. Other experts comment about the difficulty of creating the film as a hoax and what would be necessary to pull it off. The whole thing was very well done from the point of view of; "In the absence of proof either way, here are some things to think about." It neither proves nor disproves any of the facts purported to come from the incident. A must for anyone interested in learning more about the Roswell UFO crash site incident.

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