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ELLENSBURG — Robert “Bob” Gimlin will be in Ellensburg Saturday to discuss his and Robert Patterson’s short film, which they claim captured footage of Bigfoot, according to a news release from Jerrol’s.

The footage, called the Patterson Film, was shot in 1967 while the two men were on horseback in Northern California at Bluff Creek, a tributary of the Klamath River.

Gimlin started speaking publicly about the film in 2000. Now 83, he limits his appearances to just four or five a year. He is a lifelong rancher who lives in Yakima and has been involved in the Ellensburg Rodeo for years.

He will be at the meeting room at Jerrol’s from 2-3 p.m. Saturday for a free presentation. A YouTube version of the film will be shown at the event. Gimlin will discuss that day in 1967, and will take questions at the end of his presentation.

Copies of the book “Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science” by Jeffery Meldrum, an anatomy and anthropology professor at Idaho State University, will be available for purchase. The book has several pages of analysis of the Patterson Film.

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