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Bob Gimlin explains why releasing his Bigfoot footage was one big mistake

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Bob Gimlin explains why releasing his Bigfoot footage was one big mistake

IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the world’s most infamous and heavily scrutinised works ever produced. The year was in 1967 and two cowboys from Washington’s apple country were deep in the forest of Northern California in search of a large, hairy, bipedal humanoid known as Bigfoot. Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin had read headlines of unidentifiable footprints, and were navigating Bluff Creek on horseback with a 16mm Kodak camera. The search paid off when the pair discovered a gorilla-human hybrid walking along the creek bed, just 30m in front of where they...

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