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THE FLATWOODS MONSTER CASE – FREE MOVIE

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Here’s a video presentation of the renowned Dr. Ivan T. Sanderson. Here is his1953 audio report  of what he discovered while investigating the famous Flatwoods Monster Case. By 1952, flying saucers had become a familiar topic to the American public. However, the terrifying case of the Flatwoods monster was among the first nationally-publicized UFO/creature sighting.  Dr. Sanderson, biologist, naturalist, writer, lecturer, and Fortean Investigator, gives a recollection of his on site investigation into the Flatwoods, WV monster incident. This was on the Long John Nebel 25, 1956 WOR-NY radio broadcast.
Blurb from the Lavada Cobb YouTube Channel.

 

IT’S RATING: 5 Charley’s
First it’s priceless! Second, this is not an actual video. Its more like a PowerPoint slide show. But don’t let that discourage you. You can listen to it while doing something else. This is an extremely rare and important piece of Fortean history.  Ask any researcher, no matter what the topic, and they will tell you “first-hand testimony is the best data to work from.” Granted in this case, it can be agreed to, that this is technically not first-hand testimony.

But a first-hand, on the scene investigative report coming from one of the most recognized authorities in all things Fortean, is pure gold, Ivan T. Sanderson.* In fact Sanderson is credited with creating the term “cryptozoology” back in the late forties. The show is hosted by Long John Nebel**, a pioneer in late-night radio talk shows. Long John specialized in discussing controversial topics and having equally controversial guests on his show.

WHERE TO SEE IT FREE:
YouTube: The Lavada Cobb Channel
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If you have Amazon Prime, it’s FREE.
If not, you can rent it for $4.99, or buy it for $19.99.
Click here to rent or buy.

BIG LISTENING BONUS:
Click below for a FREE 4 hour, YouTube bonus treat of a 4 hour Long John radio show.
YouTube: The AMFMArchives Channel
(Original broadcast date unknown.)
Guests include Ivan T. Sanderson, Isabel Davis, Hans Stefan Santesson, Lester Del Ray and Ben Isquith. They debate UFOs visiting the Earth, science, and the afterlife. (Audio starts out grainy, but becomes clear 10 minutes into the show.)
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LONG JOHN NEBEL’S SHOW RATING:
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5 Charley’s
Classic historic Ufology at its best!

*To find out more about Ivan T. Sanderson:
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**To find out more about Long John Nebel:
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To learn more about the Braxton County/Flatwoods Monster:
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By Frank C. Feschino, Jr.
Revised and updated with new evidence that’s come to light since the 2004 edition.
“His ongoing and diligent 21-year investigation into this case reveals an invasion of gigantic aliens that occurred over America on September 12, 1952. “
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GUADALUPE: THE MIRACLE AND THE MESSAGE

GUARALUPE PI
The most important event in the evangelization of the New World occurred in December, 1531. Over the course of four days, the Virgin Mary, under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe, appeared to an indigenous convert named Juan Diego. As a result of this encounter, and the image miraculously imprinted on Juan Diego’s tilma (cloak), nine million Native Americans embraced the Catholic faith, and the Americas began its transformation into “the Catholic hemisphere.”

THE MIRACLE AND THE MESSAGE

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s message of love had replaced the institutionalized violence of the Aztec culture and built a bridge between two worlds. Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message, narrated by the legendary Plácido Domingo, traces the history of this transformative event from the 16th century to the present.
From the IMDB summary –
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Featuring interviews with leading theologians, historians and experts on the scientific inquiries into the miraculous image-this gripping film explores both the inexplicable mysteries behind the image, and the continued relevance of the Guadalupe apparition to the modern world.
Amazon Prime’s Blurb.

IT’S RATING: 5 Charley’s
What other kind of rating can you give a miracle? Particularly fascinating is the in-depth research conducted on the eyes of the image.  The “painted” eyes have reflections of people in them in them as if created by a reflection.

WHERE TO SEE IT:
AMAZON PRIME – FREE IF YOU”RE A MEMBER
If not, you can rent it for $4.99, or buy it for $19.99.

OTHER VIDEO TITLES FOR MARIAN APPARITION BINGE WATCHING:
I like to see as many documentaries on the same subject as possible. But it’s always good to compare the different approaches and learn the original sources each documentary film maker uses regarding the subject at hand. You’ll learn something new and different in each one you watch.

All of the following are available on AMAZON PRIME.
Again they are all FREE if you are a member.
– Guadalupe – A living Image
– Fatima – A Message of Hope
– Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village
I had never stumbled across this particular Blessed Virgin  Mary (BVM) apparition. It took place in the Village of Knock in County Cork Ireland on August 21, 1879. The video is very interesting and concentrates more on the Shine and the town then the actual occurrence itself. But what is extremely important is that some of the decedents from the original witnesses are still alive. Those interviews are amazing.
For more general info on the “Hill of Mary Shrine:”
Wikipedia:
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BIZARRE ANCIENT RELICS – FORBIDDEN MYSTERIES

BIZARRE ANCIENT PI
“Though these strange discoveries with their inherent sophistication are well-documented, most historians would like to sweep these anomalies under the proverbial rug. Some of these are objects that by scientific measure are very old, but in form or construction appear to be quite modern. They are impossible fossils, out-of-time technology, anachronistic artifacts.
Amazon Prime’s Blurb.

 

INTRO TO BIZARRE ANCIENT RELICS – FORBIDDEN MYSTERIES

THE LOND ART
The London Texas Artifact.
A metal Hammer head is found embedded in a rock
400 million years old.  How did it get there?

This is literally a Fortean video to the core. It’s a good introductory video to a mainstream topic in Fortean, Out- Of- Place- Artifacts (OOPArts.)

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1432 intricately carved stone discs recovered from a cave in China prove to be 10 to 12 thousand years old. The carvings, upon analysis reveal it is an unknown language.

IT’S RATING: 3 Charley’s.
Although I enjoyed this video, I wish it had just a little bit more information about each featured relic. It was informative and interesting, but a bit too topical, almost like a Time and Life book.
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The Voynich Manuscript. Who wrote this mysterious
book that confounds the experts?

WHERE TO SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY:
If you have Amazon Prime, it’s FREE. If not, you can rent it for $0.99 SD. Find that price under More Purchase Options. Or buy it for $4.99.

Please read my review of:
THE MYSTERIOUS VOYNICH MANUSCRIPT –
PLUS: FREE VIDEOS AND A FREE PDF OF IT
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