The Legend of Tayos (2017)

The true story behind the Cave of Tayos legend. The story of a discovery that could have change history, the people involved and how it got lost in the process.



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The legend of the Tayos Cave started in 1969 when Janoz Moricz claimed to have found a huge metal library inside the cave, which contained the history of an ancient civilization. Moricz was never able to show any evidence of his discovery due to some problems with the government when organizing the expedition. Seven years later a big Ecuadorian/British expedition organized by Stanley Hall when inside of the caves. Over a 100 scientist and military exploring the place, and as the president of the expedition, Neil Armstrong himself. But there were no signs of the famous Metal Library. What was kept a secret till recently is that behind this two expeditions, there was a whole operation done my Moricz to take out pieces of the library and take them to Argentina. The Legend of Tayos uncovers the secret characters in the story of the Cave and searches for answers about the whereabouts of the famous Metal Library. Written by Anonymous

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The secret inside the cave could change history





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$110,000 (estimated)

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The movie was shot in different stages. The first one took a month and had all the interviews in Ecuador. The second stage had all the interviews in Argentina and U.S. The final stage had 4 expeditions to the famous Tayo's Cave and to the coordinates of what Hall claimed to be the second cave. See more »


References Chariots of the Gods (1970) See more »

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