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Patterson-Gimlin Film (1967)

Bigfoot (original title)
A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of Bigfoot.
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A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of Bigfoot.

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Shot with a 16mm Cine Kodak K100 with a mobilgrip handle. 952 frames of bigfoot were shot, amounting to approximately 39.7 seconds (at 24 frames per second). It was strongly rumored that special makeup effects wizard John Chambers created a suit that was used in this film, as part of an elaborate hoax. Both the filmmakers and Chambers himself have denied this accusation. See more »

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Referenced in Creation Science 104: Class 9 (2001) See more »

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Roger Patterson's most greatest documentry is compelling to the legendary creature!
27 October 2000 | by (Lake Isabella, CA) – See all my reviews

Rating- 5*****stars out of 5

One day on October 22, in the 60's, Roger Patterson and his friend were researching on the legendary creature named Sasquatch or Bigfoot. While they were both on horses in Northern California, one horse was startled by something in the woods. Roger fell on the ground and grabbed his camera it was the bigfoot! A real live action shot of the creature. No Hollywood costumes it's all real I could not even believe it. The creature on film!!! A minute of footage of the creature walking back and forth then it turned it's head. And walked right into the woods. Although Patterson died in 1972 with that peice of evidence, more biologists have used his work to find the creature that lives up in the northwest. That footage could not have been someone in a costume it's the most popular footage ever taken. There have been over a thousand sightings of this creature and it does resemble the Yeti in the Himilayas. One question remains is this creature real? I would like to go to the place Patterson saw it and maybe I will look for it myself. I only live six hours away from were it was taken over 30 years ago. And to this day that creature is still being seen. The movie Snowbeast dramatizes what the creature is like as a killer and National Geographics and Unsolved Mysteries and still been researching on it ever since that footage was filmed. If you believe in the unexplained see this three minute documentry and find the creature for yourselve. I know I will. And I do believe after watching it it does exist!


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