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Interview with Douglas Hack, witness of the Falling Stones Phenomena of Mayanup, W.A., 1952-1956 [sound recording] / interviewed and recorded by John Meredith
Bib ID 2014397
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hack, Douglas, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Open access. 
Description 1991 
1 digital audio tape 
Series

John Meredith folklore collection

Summary

Hack recounts stones falling on the Gilberts' house and how the situation worsened, how the stones themselves were warm when picked up, the incidences where stones passed through through the roof and walls without making a hole, how a cordon of watchers would wait in vain for a culprit, how the heaviest stone weighed 113 lbs (50 kg.), some stones seen falling slowly, floating lights also seen about 6 metres above the ground, how also objects in the house could be seen moving untouched, how the stones would grow hotter and managed to retain their heat, the viewpoint of local Aboriginal Jannick, how potatoes were at times found to be among the falling objects, how articles in and around the house would disappear and then later rematerialise.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 9, 1991 at Myanup, W.A.

Subjects Hack, Douglas -- Interviews.  |  Haunted houses -- Western Australia -- Mayanup.  |  Parapsychology -- Case studies.  |  Psychokinesis -- Case studies.  |  Poltergeists -- Western Australia -- Mayanup -- Case studies.  |  Materialization.  |  Mayanup (W.A.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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