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The Outer Space Connection (1975)

This documentary examines the speculation that aliens have visited Earth in ancient times, and built structures to which they will return at a future date.

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Fred Warshofsky

Writers:

Alan Landsburg (book), Fred Warshofsky
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Credited cast:
Rod Serling ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy E. Cameron Roy E. Cameron ... Himself - Microbiologist (as Dr. Roy Cameron)
M.C. Chang M.C. Chang ... Himself (as Dr. M.C. Chang)
Patrick Flanagan Patrick Flanagan ... Himself
Art Ford Art Ford ... Himself
Tim Gill Tim Gill ... Himself - Yerkes Primate Researcher
E.S.E. Hafez E.S.E. Hafez ... Himself (as Dr. E.S.E. Hafez)
Duncan A. Lunan Duncan A. Lunan ... Himself
Thelma Moss Thelma Moss ... Herself (as Dr. Thelmas Moss)
Leslie Orgel Leslie Orgel ... Himself (as Dr. Leslie Orgel)
Ernst von Glasersfeld Ernst von Glasersfeld ... Himself
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This documentary examines the speculation that aliens have visited Earth in ancient times, and built structures to which they will return at a future date.

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Startling proof that we are not alone in the universe... See more »

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conexión con los extraterrestres See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Take It or Leave It.
19 October 2007 | by vghb95aSee all my reviews

This film marks the birth of ideas such as, alien adduction, alien experimentation, and alien conspiracy. It also give rise to such films and TV show as, Close Encounter of The Third Kind, Fire in the Sky, and most important, The X-Files. It took me a while to track this film down. A not too bad transfer of film-to-VHS-to-DVD is given me all sorts of flash backs from my "younger" years in the mid to late seventies.

The Outer Space Connection is the hallmarks of the 1970's, with its heavy pseudo-science overtone to its otherworldly soundtrack which I find very soothing. One has to be a "true believer" to take stock of anything this documentary has to say, but it won't hurt to put up one's mumbo-jumbo filter in your mind as you watch this film. I love the narration of Rod Serling, his authoritative voice lend some credence to the documentary. Also, the creepy atmosphere the film presented is not too bad either. The subject of movie wandered from outer space alien to alien outer space travel to alien human experimentation, to communication with other specie of animals towards the end of the movie.

If you're a X-Files fan then you must have it in your library, agent Mulder sure has.


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