Chariots of the Gods (1970)


Chariots of the Gods? Unsolved Mysteries of the Past is a book written in 1968 by Erich von Däniken. It involves the hypothesis that the technologies and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by space travelers who were welcomed as gods.
The film was edited and dubbed into English in a 1973 American TV documentary, In Search of Ancient Astronauts, narrated by Rod Serling. This version was also shown in many schools in the 1970s, distributed through 16 mm film prints.

Directed by Harald Reinl
Produced by Manfred Barthel
Günther Eulau
Written by Harald Reinl
Wilhelm Roggersdorf
Erich von Däniken
Narrated by Heinz-Detlev Bock
Klaus Kindler
Christian Marschall
Music by Peter Thomas
Cinematography Ernst Wild
Editing by Hermann Haller
Release date(s) 1970
Running time 92 minutes