Steven Spielberg Lost Footage Firelight
For decades now, Steven Spielberg has been a household name, but, in 1964, the young director was just trying to get his foot in the door.

That year, Spielberg made a sci-fi film called "Firelight" on a $500 budget. It was about a group of scientists who question the existence of aliens after noticing strange colors in the sky. Over the years, most of the reels have been lost, but a few minutes of the director's footage has survived. Barely.

The quality of the clip is poor -- it's grainy and the sound cuts out -- though it is a fascinating to look at Spielberg's early style and influences.

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