Skeptics claim patty was a man in a suit, but we all know that there was no such suit back 1967. Sixty years later, the patterson gimlin film still stands up to scientific scrutiny, and remains an icon of north americas most famous cryptid. They shot the footage off the banks of bluff creek in northern california. The author mk davis takes an indepth look into the famous patterson film and concocts a. Like bigfoot evidence on facebook for the latest bigfoot sightings and reports. The delorme gazeteer for northern california is recommended as a good source of intermediate scale maps. The footage was shot in 1967 in northern california, and has since been subjected to many attempts to authenticate or debunk it. The bigfoot film controversy presents the complete text of roger patterson s landmark book do abominable snowmen of america really exist. It includes explanations of how light affects film, camera shake, film plane focusing and subject motion. Pattersongimlin bigfoot film, 1967 think anomalous.
The patterson bigfoot in specific, however, has been more specifically debunked by more traditionally investigative evidence. There are more than 150 bigfoot yeti related series and movies and docum. Sep 26, 2014 bigfoot evidence has the scoop and a word from davis. Although many researchers believe the creature in the film is just a man in an animal suit, the patterson gimlin film has never been completely debunked, according to animal planet star matt moneymaker, founder and president of the bigfoot field researchers organization bfro. Sixty years later, the pattersongimlin film still stands up to scientific scrutiny, and remains an icon of north americas most famous cryptid. The tv show was a horror film showcase which aired in the 1950s in the southern united states. In fall 1967 roger patterson and bob gimlin were out looking for bigfoot. The pattersongimlin film pgf, which depicts a walking figure suggestive of a cryptid hominoid species known as sasquatch or bigfoot, has been studied. Join us every sunday night as we discuss recent sasquatch sightings and encounters.
Patterson had rented a 16mm camera to both hunt for bigfoot and search out locations for a potential fictional film about the beast. The patterson gimlin film is perhaps the most widely viewed bigfoot video evidence to emerge since the study of bigfoot moved from mythology to cryptozoology. Jeff hilling is a bigfoot historian and the author of the great bigfoot film mystery. Other scientists have done studies concluding the subject is. The patterson film is very nearly 50 years old and still rivets the viewer. Complete reel of film shot by roger patterson in and around bluff creek, ca, in 1967 addeddate 20170811 16. From one of the very few, legend meets science is another good one, documentaries that did a really good job. Was the pattersongimlin film ever proven to be a hoax. Movie podcast host and author phil hall joined george noory to discuss the history of the patterson gimlin bigfoot film and examine it as a work of cinema.
Shot in northern californias bluff creek in october 1967 by roger patterson and robert gimlin, the short film shows what appears to be a female bigfoot walking briskly across a sandbar in the middle of the afternoon. If that was the case, why hasnt anyone been able to recreate this obvious hoax. Apr 12, 2004 the making of bigfoot is destined to make waves for some time to come. High quality frames from the original film are inserted into a copy of the film to boost the overall cinematic effect. The legend of the patterson film according to roger patterson, who died of cancer in 1972, he and a companion, bob gimlin, were riding their horses on october 20, 1967, in bluff creek, california, when they suddenly encountered a bigfoot. Oct 31, 2012 m k davis discusses frame 362 of the patterson film.
If youve had a bigfoot encounter in the uk, please message me here. Jeff is the creator of, a website that takes a unique neutral approach to dealing with the facts. Was the patterson gimlin film ever proven to be a hoax. Pattersongimlin film is an american short motion picture of an unidentified subject which the filmmakers have said was a bigfoot. The patterson film is still by far the best all around evidence of a sasquatch creature to date. You must see the program on large screen television to appreciate certain details of the analysis and anatomy, but for those of you outside the u. Daniel perezs the bigfoot portal website was the patterson gimlin film ever proven to be a hoax. There is information on bigfoot in this film but perhaps not what the viewer who buys it wants to hear. He was trying to make a documentary about the bigfoot mystery when he went down to northern california with a rental 16mm movie camera after hearing about numerous tracks in the valley around bluff creek.
Ive seen and read all the arguments and opinions i could find, in the past not so much becaus. He didnt spend it on the camera rental or anything else. Does the infamous 59seconds of shaky, grainy bigfoot footage shot by roger patterson and bob gimlin in 1967 the woods in northern. The pattersongimlin film part 4 astonishing legends. The camera work is less shaky and details of the creature, known as patty, are much clearer than in the original footage. Weirdest movie ever made the pattersongimlin bigfoot film talk. Phil hall is the author of, among other titles, a book called the weirdest movie ever made. All these years of enhancing and deburring each frame from the pattersongimlin footage has yielded something so definitive that its mind blowing. Veteran film industry special makeup effects designer bill munns joined guest host connie willis for the entire program to discuss his analysis of the controversial 1967 patterson gimlin bigfoot film pgf. Also referred to as the patterson or pg film, roger patterson, and robert gimlin captured the debated footage in october 1967.
Bigfoot caught on tape patterson footage stabilized youtube. Its examination of pattersons character throws a dark shadow over the whole affair, and stands as an embarrassing challenge to supporters of pattersons film. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Pattersongimlin film also known as the patterson film or the pgf is an american short motion picture of an unidentified subject which the filmmakers have said was a bigfoot. Patterson gimlin film also known as the patterson film or the pgf is an american short motion picture of an unidentified subject which the filmmakers have said was a bigfoot. We also provide torrent and ftp links which have reliable download speed.
Jun 7 patterson gimlin bigfoot film bill munns analysis. Phil is a film writer whose work has appeared in the new york times, new york daily news and wired, and he is the host of the podcast the online movie show with phil hall, which is available on soundcloud. It is the weirdest film ever made, hall said, noting how unusual it was the two men actually happened upon the elusive beast, as well as the strangeness of the creature itself. Finding bigfoot s james bobo fay got his hands on sasquatch dna. Patterson gimlin bigfoot footage finding bigfoot animal. In 1967, roger patterson claimed he captured bigfoot on film. In may patterson attempted to shoot a film with his cowboy buddies chasing bigfoot with dogs. Davis recent discovery on the patterson gimlin footage is a powerful blow against the skeptics who for decades have denounced the footage as a hoax. The pattersongimlin film part 3 astonishing legends. On october 20, 1967, roger patterson and bob gimlin emerged from a forest in northern california with 59 seconds of grainy, shaky, silent 16mm film that supposedly offered documentary evidence of the sasquatch, a creature of native american folklore. Patterson gimlin film raw version and stabilized version. Oftenreferred to as the holy grail of proof of bigfoot s existence, the patterson gimlin footage.
Still stalking bigfoot 50 years after film of beast went. People are seeing something in the woods and there are too many reports for this too be ignored. Film introducing bigfoot to world still mysterious 50 years later opb. The story in 1966, roger patterson, an amateur bigfoot hunter and founder of the northwest research foundation, began production on a docudrama of a fictional bigfoot.
The second part of the video is zoomed and stabilized, to give a clearer vision of the creatures movement category. It is a brilliant hoax and it is time to move on, so i have written the following. This is especially true concerning the patterson gimlin film of an alleged sasquatch bigfoot. M k davis discusses frame 362 of the patterson film youtube.
At first a skeptic of the pattersongimlin film, after careful examination of it became one of the films leading proponents. If i recall, they come to the conclusion that the animal captured on camera was something. The story in 1966, roger patterson, an amateur bigfoot hunter and founder of the northwest research foundation, began production on a docudrama of a fictional bigfoot expedition. The bigfoot sasquatch video that finally appeases everybody on the. Lost tapes the patterson film and bigfoot lost tapes.
I want people to avoid wasting time and energy debating whether the patterson film shows a bigfoot. For members 16 kbps mp3 low quality the patterson bigfoot film. The pattersongimlin film part 1 astonishing legends. Bob heironimus claims to have been the figure depicted in the patterson film, and his allegations are detailed in longs book. The footage was obtained in a remote mountainous area in northern california in 1967. He described how his examination of the pgf is the most comprehensive to date. Caught on film over 40 years ago, the patterson gimlin footage is the most important piece of evidence of bigfoot in history. January 31, 2010 2010 national geographic documentary american paranormal. This video is the iconic standard that really introduced bigfoot sasquatch to the public.
This website is dedicated to a logical debate of whether or not this was a genuine sighting of an unknown beast, or an elaborate hoax involving a man in a costume. It has been two years since the release of greg longs book the making of bigfoot, which goes into the details behind the hoax not terribly elaborate that roger patterson created with his bigfoot film. He obtained money to finish the film from the radfords. Prior to his recent claims about the patterson footage, morris got media attention for his demands for compensation from the producers of the austin powers film series. Geo had put out some bad ones, that gave as much spotlight to so called skeptics auctually psuedo skeptics that never did any real research only had their mind made up. There is so much so very questionable about this footage, that you have to be a big believer in bigfoot to give much credence to that particular film. This video is the iconic standard that really introduced bigfootsasquatch to the public.
The complete patterson gimlin film footage sasquatch chronicles. This is a technical study of the methods used by m. The patterson gimlin film is the holy grail of cryptozoology. Still stalking bigfoot 50 years after film of beast went big. The patterson gimlin film has never been satisfactorily debunked, which is why it is still hotly debated to this day. Pattersongimlin bigfoot film complete versionlow,480x360, mp4. The patterson gimlin film is widely regarded as one of the strongest pieces of evidence for the existence of sasquatches. In the early afternoon of friday october 20th 1967 roger patterson and bob gimlin claimed to have captured film of a sasquatch and documented part of its trackway along with making plaster casts of the imprints.
The patterson gimlin bigfoot film decisively exposed as a hoax. Davis has run the patterson gimlin film through his ultra high stabilization process and produced video of rather startling clarity. A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of bigfoot. The patterson bigfoot film stabilized, slow and smooth. There are only two logical conclusions about the film itself. M k davis discusses frame 362 of the patterson film. Believers trek to the forest where sasquatch hunters shot the 1967 footage that made bigfoot americas most popular cryptid. Kudos to roger patterson and bob gimlin for this great gift they have left for all of us. It has all the topo maps for the state on cd, plus you can hook up a gps andor download maps to a pda. Dec 01, 2012 this is the original patterson gimlin footage of bigfoot, take in 1967. Research article analysis integrity of the patterson. Gps coordinates for the bluff creek patterson gimlin bigfoot film site area bigfoot s blog supplementary, january 21st edition.
Sep 22, 2017 high quality frames from the original film are inserted into a copy of the film to boost the overall cinematic effect. Still stalking bigfoot 50 years after the beast went big. Patterson and gimlin motion picture bigfoot stabilized relatively. But does the evidence point toward a giant ape or a man in an ape suit. The two men involved were roger patterson and bob gimlin.
Oct 20, 2017 still stalking bigfoot 50 years after the beast went big. Some scientists who have studied the film have judged it to be a hoax with a man in an ape suit. At first a skeptic of the patterson gimlin film, after careful examination of it became one of the film s leading proponents. According to the naysayers, this was just someone in a monkey suit. It would seem that the patterson gimlin film shows a genuine bigfoot and is not a hoax. Grover krantz, a physical anthropologist specializing in evolutionary anthropology and primatology holding up a bigfoot cast. Bill munns restoration and analysis of the roger patterson film footage as seen on national geographic channel.
Join a team of more in 1967, roger patterson claimed he captured bigfoot on film. For those of you unfamiliar with the film, it goes like this. Oct 10, 2019 there is so much so very questionable about this footage, that you have to be a big believer in bigfoot to give much credence to that particular film. Spotlight on the patterson gimlin film has changed my opinions on what i thought about bigfoot the theory, that this is a native american is unique and after watching this video, i have to agree. He was not making a documentary, which was the story that was told for over 40 years. Apr 14, 2019 the patterson gimlin film has never been satisfactorily debunked, which is why it is still hotly debated to this day. Patterson was a rodeo rider from yakima, washington.1588 536 355 1215 1152 1485 4 520 705 6 408 829 972 1230 1244 521 515 554 1265 1480 872 1175 259 1388 1044 1096 564 1259 912 1603 871 1348 384 1486 1366 1415 384 332 1086 547 493