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The Mysterious Origins of Man (1996)

Based on archaeological discoveries the documentary challenges the official stance of the contemporary scientific community on the origins of man evolving from an ape and the supposedly gradual advance of human knowledge.


Bill Cote




Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlton Heston ... Self - Host
Richard L. Thompson Richard L. Thompson ... Self - Mathematician, Co-author 'Forbidden Archaeology' (as Dr. Richard Thompson)
Michael Cremo ... Self - Researcher, Co-author 'Forbidden Archaeology'
Virginia Steen-McIntyre Virginia Steen-McIntyre ... Self - Geologist (as Virginia Steen-McIntyre PhD)
Carl Baugh Carl Baugh ... Self - Anthropologist
Dale Peterson Dale Peterson ... Self - Author (as Dr. Dale Peterson M.D.)
Don Patton Don Patton ... Self - Geologist
David Childress ... Self - Author, Researcher (as David Hatcher Childress)
Richard Milton Richard Milton ... Self - Jounalist, Author 'Shattering the Myths of Darwinism'
Arthur Posnansky Arthur Posnansky ... Self - Archeologist (archive footage)
Neil Steede Neil Steede ... Self - Archeologist
Oswaldo Rivera Oswaldo Rivera ... Self - Archeologist (as Dr. Oswaldo Rivera)
Graham Hancock ... Self - Journalist, Author 'Fingerprints of the Gods'
John Anthony West John Anthony West ... Self - Egyptologist (archive footage)
Robert Bauval ... Self - Astronomer, Engineer
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The documentary challenges the official stance of the contemporary scientific community on the origins of man evolving from an ape and the supposedly gradual advance of human knowledge presenting archaeological discoveries that do not fit into the official evolution theory and even going as far as silencing and ridiculing those scientists. It points out that the all-important missing link between the man and the ape has never been found and what's been found was made-to-fit into the evolution theory ignoring simple scientific facts; it presents archaeological facts that humans and dinosaurs may have co-inhabited the earth and that several ancient civilizations are much older than previously thought possessing knowledge comparable to that of the modern man. Written by vvp_14

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Utter nonsense
13 February 2019 | by sfasoccerdadSee all my reviews

WOW, I guess playing Moses really went to Charlton Heston's head. Nonsensical pseudo science. My guess is this "documentary" was funded by the religious right to sow more doubt into the minds of the gullible. Utter garbage.

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25 March 1996 (USA) See more »

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