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The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

The Philadelphia Experiment
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6.1 IMDB rating

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William Gray William Gray
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9 years, 11 months ago at Aug 23 7:16
Youtube the Philadelphia experiement there is a documentary on there from the history channel - sets you up well for the film which (to its credit) sticks to the known facts.

Complete missed opportunity

7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 26 15:17
"We weren't here when it happened. The experiment took place on a ship in a Philadelphia harbor. It was - 1943, October."

Legend has it that during World War II, the Navy conducted a top-secret experiment to make their battleships invisible to enemy radars. Taking place in Philadelphia, the experiment worked, but the test ship reportedly vanished entirely for a temporary period of t... read more
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Reportedly based on a true incident during World War II involving an anti-radar or invisibility experiment that caused a US Navy Destroyer Escort to disappear from Philadelphia Harbor. A sailor finds himself thrown into the future (1984).
Release date: 3 August 1984
UPC: 013131123494
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