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eddstarr

 





Isn't it funny how you can watch a "Made for TV" movie - and get so wrapped up in the story that you forget it's a "Made for TV" movie?



Well every decade has a craze or fad that gets captured on film but I have to tell ya - nothing I saw on television in the 1970's caused more of a sensation like the nationwide response to:



"The UFO Incident" - The Strange Case of Betty & Barney Hill - NBC - 1975





I always wondered if the overwhelming response to the airing of the TV movie had any influence on the updated timeline to the production of  Steven Spielburg's , "Close Encounter's of the Third Kind" in 1977.



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Mr Magic

Brian's Song



Truly captivating 


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eddstarr

 



Mr Magic wrote :

Brian's Song


 

Truly captivating 




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I was just thinking about "Brian's Song", at the time it was groundbreaking. However, I was shocked by how America went "UFO Crazy" in the 1970's.



Remember, "Chariots of the Gods"?



UFO mania was so prevelant that as my friends and I walked to school everyday we were always looking in the sky so no flying saucers would sneak up on us!



"Brian's Song" kinda got swamped by all the Alien/UFO goings on - LOL!


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Vaporman87

Duel was a great made for TV movie.


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Mr Magic

It (1990)



I think this one deserves a mention too.


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The Beast



 



A monster movie about a Giant Squid based on the book by the writer of Jaws.



 


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eddstarr

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Author Peter Benchley scored again with the 2-part adaptation of his book into the TV movie, "The Beast".




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The Mouse and the Motorcycle




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