Skip to comments.Is This Obama's Kenyan Birth Video?
Posted on 10/26/2012 6:37:21 AM PDT by Fennie
Yesterday afternoon, an anonymous source known only as "Peter R." reached out to VICE with claims that he had in his possession a video of President Barack Obama's birth. Peter said that the footage was shot at a hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, on August 4, 1961, by his father, Barack Obama Sr.
He sent us the password to a private video on Vimeo, a short clip that appears to depict a while woman who resembles Ann Dunham, Obama's mother, giving birth to a ginormous black baby. Peter also told us that he has the entire roughly 15-minute video in his possession and has been attempting to reach out to Donald Trump and other prominent birther theorists.
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Ok the fact that they use the phrase ginormous black baby immediately makes me doubt the veracity of this article.
A “video” of a birth in 1961? In Kenya?
I stopped at the word “video”
Beat me to it. And...
On what? Panaflex?
Did they import the camera?
It says Super 8.
OMG, its so fake I thought it was a joke video. It has to be a joke lol
The mother is not Ann Dunham. She lacks Ann haughty expression.
The article says original Super 8 copied to video.
The article claims it is a VHS transfer of a Super-8 film.
It’s gotta’ be true because it was attached to an email sent to Obambi’s father in 1961. It’s true, I tellya’!
According to an interview of the source, he says that in Kenya babies are born large and slim down. I have no idea if that is true.
But, I seem to recall that pictures of Obama when he was about 5 depict him as a chubby little guy.
Super-8 video film was introduced in 1965.
8mm had existed prior to this, but it had not been popular with the public. The format was cumbersome in it’s original iteration.
LOL! I just watched it.
The baby looks like Obama would. I give them that! But the eyes are open and looking around like maybe he’s had days of weeks of seeing things.
The mother sure does look like Ann
The clipboard with ANN DUNHAM and a photo (which I’ve seen somewhere before) just looks too fake.
I wonder if these are the same people who made that Alien autopsy movie?
Don’t you know that Obama is so special that he was born with teeth. Doubt me?? Look closely at that video. A newborn with teeth. It’s a miracle /sarcasm
Ive got nothing against him. Whats the big deal if he was born in Kenya? Why shouldnt he be president? I mean Schwarzenegger, he was born in Austria and he was allowed to be governor. So Schwarzenegger cant be president because of this law, this thing, either? That doesnt sound right. And who knows where America starts and ends. Like if Obama was born in a NASA space shuttle would that mean he wasnt really American? Like, for instance, McCain was born in an army base outside the US. Who cares.
The guy claims he is Romanian, working in the US. Apparently, he is unclear on the Constitutional requirements.
This is hilarious!
Yup, lots of folks had 8mm cameras in early 60’s.
A few had really nice 16mm. There are great 16mm shorts shot by Roddy McDowell at his Malibu beach house in the early 60’s that are on youtube.
That kid in the picture appears to be 15 to 20 pounds.
It is NOT a newborn.
I suspect this is a Lefty trying to make a big stink before the election, to get Obozo the sympathy vote when people glom on to this, and it’s proven to be a fake.
Happy October Surprise Everyone!
As fas as O/S’s go; this shizit is as credible as what Donald Trump and Gloria Allred have given us. So what the hell.
Let’s send this to Drudge. Call the Trump and have him call another presser. Celebrate the fact that this: This will do that Kenyan bastard in. He’s done for.
(Gee, its hard to type as I ROFL)
Super-8 film was not introduced until 1965.
The person who supplied the video online said it was shot with a Super-8 camera.
This article and the claim is bogus.
There’s a difference between 8mm film and Super 8. Yes, they are both 8mm but Super 8 came out around 1965.
The Super-8 film format wasn’t introduced until 1965 and probably not commonly used until a few years later. Before that there was “regular” 8mm and 16mm for home movies.
It's a miracle Ann survived Obama's birth.
My son was 12 pounds at birth. He wasn’t even close to that big.
There is NO WAY that THAT was a newborn baby. That kid was at least 5-6 months old.
Anyone who falls for this crap is a flat-out idiot.
Oh...and Kodak did not release Super 8 until 1965. Other than that, the story is true. This post should be removed.
Heh, looks like they didn't consider that. Of course, it might have been the older 8mm, and the source doesn't know any better.
However, while this is interesting, I doubt it. When did any hospital chart have what looks like a picture from a portrait studio?
I shot Super-8 video of my kids in the mid to late 1970s. Super-8 had not been public all that long. I suspect it was made public by Kodak around 1974 give or take a couple of years.
What’s that picture behind the head of the “actress” playing Ann?
Let’s tweet it to Donald Trump!
They weren’t DOING birth videos in 1961. Usually fathers weren’t allowed anywhere near births until the 1980s. May have been different in Kenya.
I disagree. In a few short minutes, FReepers have pointed out multiple problems and challenged its validity.
Anyone reading this thread will quickly come to the same conclusion -- and won't fall for it.
Video? Or 8mm tape
1964 and the father was in the delivery room - not likely
This obvious hoax is so bad, I thought I was watching Saturday Night Live!
The Flag pin on the doctor’s lapel is priceless!
Exactly, and how long did they focus on it? A split second.
I don’t think they could have gotten a crisp picture from a frame from what I saw. They’d all be blurry.
And this was an 8mm frame. Those frames were not thumbnail size. They were fingernail size. Blowing one of them up to show us frames like what were provided... very very unlikely.
If that’s Obama, after being born he could have walked back home from the Hospital.
I disagree, too. It’s good for some laughs.
For example, I guess the only white part of him was his umbilical cord ;-)
Wow, Obama is so good, he was born holding his head up!
And mom’s always use their high school senior picture on their hospital records.
Jeez, this is dumb. (and obviously fake)
It says it was converted from 8mm.
Ok, I watched the video (tape), that baby is at least three months old, the woman is not Dunham, the doctor has no medical coat on, scrubs came later, the father would not have been in the delivery room at that time, the picture on the chart(oh come on).....
And that’s watching it just once - this will be and should be blown to hell and back.
This is as real as the video of the alien autopsy.
And if Free Republic began removing false inaccurate stories; there would be little to nothing here.
What with all the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBC stories we post.
Can’t be Obama. The child has testicles.
In 1974, in Brooklyn, we would not have allowed home videos of a delivery for reasons of propriety.
In British Kenya? In 1961?
Don’t make me laugh.
I downloaded the video and went frame by frame through it.
This is just hilarious! It’s so pitifully bad it’s good...sorta like “Plan 9 From Outer Space”
That baby is so effin huge it could barely squeeze into a bassinet.
And the umbilical that is snipped off is obviously fake.
I would say it looks like a skit from SNL but then SNL is not this funny anymore..lol
Are you wrenching your hands right now?
How old would you guess that boy be? Almost 2?
Yes, but if you’re talking Kenya, who knows.
When my kids were born in ‘75 and ‘76, men in the delivery room was just being accepted.
In the U. S., in 1964, you’re right. I don’t know what the case was in Kenya, but my take is that dads of that time pretty much accepted they were out of the loop.
Of course this tries to pass off the doting father image. I’m not convinced the guy was even on the same continent when his son was born.
I was wrong. Evidently the Super-8 format was introduced to the public in ‘65. I thought it was merely developed then.
I still think it’s highly unlikely more than a very small group of people were using it until the mid ‘70s.
In the mid ‘70s they came up with a cartridge format, that become quite popular for a while.
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