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CGI Martians Invade Actual WWI Footage in The Great Martian War

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According to Wikipedia, this ran on BBC America this summer, but if so I certainly missed it. Canadian-made for the UK History Channel, it’s a mock-doc about the World War we had with invaders from Mars back in 1913.

Let’s skip straight to the sizzle-reel, shall we? A montage of the doctored archival footage set to completely anachronistic techno music makes about as much sense as the rest of it…

Great martian war from PLAZMA on Vimeo.

via ItsArtMag

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