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BBC News: 'UFO video' Goes To Hollywood

From: Stig Agermose <stig.agermose@privat.dk>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 02:23:33 +0200
Fwd Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 00:34:25 -0400
Subject: BBC News: 'UFO video' Goes To Hollywood

Source: BBC News


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Friday, 1 June, 2001, 16:27 GMT 17:27 UK


'UFO video' goes to Hollywood


A Derbyshire housewife has sold what she says is a video of a
flying saucer to a Hollywood producer.

Sharon Rowlands, 44, from the village of Bonsall, in the Peak
District, has reportedly been paid =A320,000 for the footage.

And officials at NASA are said to have asked to examine the
tape, because they believe it shows the same type of craft once
spotted by the space agency's own cameras during a space shuttle

Ms Rowlands said she took the film with a camcorder after
hearing an eerie noise outside her home one evening in October
last year.

She says she filmed the object while it hovered in the sky about
two miles away.

"It resembled a giant disc with a bite taken out of the bottom,"
she told reporters.

"As it hovered over the woods, it seemed to expand and then get
smaller again.

"We could see it pulsing as if it started up and then it just
went it came really close at one stage and I thought it was
going to land in the field.

"You can hear me on the video say "Wow!"

Hovering in sky

The video shows what appears to be a large craft that emits red,
yellow, orange and blue lights and has a dark circle in its

It hovers in the sky before moving to the right and emitting
pulses of light from its left-hand side.

It then flips over, showing two deep scarlet lights, and
disappears in a red flash.

So certain was Ms Rowlands of the film's value, that she had
locked it in a Nottingham bank vault before sending it to

UFO capital

Ms Rowlands' is just one of many alleged sightings of strange
objects in the sky over Bonsall in the last few months.

One woman reported seeing a "ball of fire" in the skies, another
"two big, bright lights".

A man out walking his dog witnessed a "pink glow, vertically
shaped like a shoe box".

The Meteorological Office said there were no unusual weather
conditions that might have explained Ms Rowland's sighting.

Others believe military aircraft could explain some of the


See also:

29 May 01 | Sci/Tech
Red Planet 'to spark UFO sightings'

14 Nov 00 | Scotland
First contact for UFO mecca?

Internet links:

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