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Very intriguing question. I haven't seen the film--only discovered its existence a few days ago--so while I won't understand all the context I may be a little more impartial. I have a few comments and have also done a little research. Firstly, regarding the "C" of young Billy Mitchell's top. It just seems to me that the left half is folded underneath a ...


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IMDB has this one, which I have not seen, but sounds very close:Riot On!Here's the synopsis straight from IMDB:Sex, lies and mobile gamesThe year is 2000 and investors are going crazy about a new mobile phone company called Riot Entertainment. Many high profile companies, like Nokia, invest millions on this unknown firm. Two years later, when all the money ...


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"Cave of Swallows" - This can be seen here: at about 1:05 From the youtube description: This 400 meters deep cave is located in a rainforest in San Luis Potosí. This Video is a beginning of BBC´s 2006 "Planet Earth".


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More proof that a Florida man named Billy Mitchell was very good at videogames in the early 1980's. 1983 Gainesville (FL) Sun newspaper article scan at Google Newspapers 1986 Guniness Book of World Records scan at Google Books Faking these seems beyond the ability of a hoaxer.


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I don't know for sure, but I highly suspect those were created in a studio. There are 2 main reasons: The lighting is consistent. In the real world, the sun moves across the sky and shadows follow it. Clouds make intermittent shadows. The intensity of light changes at different times of day - dawn, noon, sunset, night. (I suppose that the filmmakers ...


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This must be James May's Man Lab. The mission statement (from the site): James May sets out to help modern man relearn some of the vital skills that are now in danger of being lost forever I remember seeing episodes of it, not sure if it was on Discovery, probably the BBC.


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You were only a slightly modified word away from finding it! The name of the show was Big Cat Diary, not Big Cat Diaries. It's available to watch on Youtube, and if you're in Britain it is occasionally repeated on BBC iPlayer.


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To answer your specific question... Has any such documentary been made and/or released to the public? The answer is yes. There are several. To respond to your last statement... If possible, I'd like to find one such documentary narrated in english or with english subtitles. There are several that are narrated in English. This Google search ...


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You are describing the 2010 movie Koormavatara which was broadcast on DD National at 10pm on October 5th as this TV guide confirms. The plot, from Wikipedia: The protagonist [...] is at the edge of retirement from government service, happens to play the role of Mahatma Gandhi in a television serial.


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This might be a long shot, but there was a comedian named Alan Abel who was known for putting on big hoaxes, and his daughter made a documentary about them. In 2004, his daughter Jenny Abel along with Jeff Hockett made a documentary film of Abel's life called Abel Raises Cain, which played at the Boston Independent Film Festival and the 2005 Slamdance ...


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Maybe NatGeo's Going Deep from this year? Here's the press release: TYING YOUR SHOES. MAKING ICE CUBES. OPENING A DOOR. ARE THESE SIMPLE DAILY TASKS? OR ARE THEY COMPLEX, INTRICATE MYSTERIES YOU’RE PROBABLY DOING WRONG? NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL INVITES VIEWERS ON A QUEST TO PERFECT EVERYDAY SKILLS IN GOING DEEP WITH DAVID REES. ...


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At the end of the video you linked there is a credit for Series Producer- Stewart Binns and based on his IMDb profile, I believe that YouTube video is actually WWII: The Lost Color Archives (2000) which he was credited as Series Producer on, along with Martin Smith and Alastair Waddington as executive producers and Editing by Stephen Moore: There are ...


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In The Human Weapon [2007], the last episode took place in Korea. A 720-kick was featured in that episode. It's a bit outside of your stated time-frame, though.


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There was a 30-minute documentary called Lava Lake Acid Lake by volcanologists Maurice and Katia Krafft. The Kraffts were famous for close-up photography of lava flows, and in fact, died in Japan in 1991 (along with 41 other people) when a lava flow suddenly changed direction. Their documentary appears to have been released on disc in 2006 by Learning Media ...


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There's plenty of archive footage of Billy Mitchell in the documentary Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007).



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