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The Legend of Bigfoot (1975)

A documentary about the legendary creature, Bigfoot, with emphasis on him being the missing link.

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Harry Winer (as Harry Stuart Winer)

Writers:

Harry Winer (as Harry Stuart Winer), Paula Labrot
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Ivan Marx Ivan Marx ... Himself, narrator
Peggy Marx Peggy Marx ... Herself
Yukon Frida Yukon Frida ... Herself, Bigfoot painter
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A documentary about the legendary creature, Bigfoot, with emphasis on him being the missing link.

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Never before seen footage of the Giant of the North See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1976 (USA) See more »

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Palladium Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The warm, gentle, nostalgic glow of bigfoot
27 February 2008 | by lazarilloSee all my reviews

As any bigfoot movie aficionado can tell you there are two basic types of bigfoot movies. First, there are the purely narrative bigfoot flicks like the original "Bigfoot", "The Creature of Black Lake", "Shriek of the Mutilated" (kind of), the TV movie "Snowbeast", and the wonderfully gory "Night of the Demon" (you might also throw bigfoot-sex movies like "Beauties and the Beast" and "The Geek" in here as well). Then there are the bigfoot docudramas inspired by the seminal TV movie "Bigfoot- Monster or Myth" and the very successful theatrical film "The Legend of Boggy Creak". These latter movies combine supposedly real footage of bigfoot with "dramatic re-enactments" of supposed bigfoot encounters, along with often shameless amounts of padding. The regionally produced "Legend of Boggy Creek", for instance, contains lots of down-home Southern ballads and interviews with real, honest-to-god Southern "folk" which is often pretty peripheral to the bigfoot investigation. And "Sasquatch-the Legend of Bigfoot" and this movie, simply called "Legend of Bigfoot" have so much wildlife footage and cheesy voice-over narration, you often feel like you're the watching the old 1970's TV series "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom".

These bigfoot docudramas frankly have not aged very well. Even for people who still believe in bigfoot, they are kind of a gimmicky, phenomenon of their time like "The Blair Witch Project". If you are not a true bigfoot fan with fond childhood memories seeing these bigfoot flicks on the big and/or small screen, you will probably be pretty bored by any of these docudramas, but especially this one, which leaves out most of the drama until the very end. Personally though, I like to put this movie in the DVD player when I am very sleepy. I almost always fall asleep before they ever get to any of the bigfoot "footage", but I go to sleep bathed in the warm, gentle, nostalgic glow of bigfoot.


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