Man, Monsters and Mysteries (film) Foreign release featurette, first on December 6, 1974, in South Africa. 26 min. A film about Nessie, the Loch Ness monster, revealing the existence of ancient legends and writings previously known only to the Scottish Highlanders. In addition to reproduced photos, there are interviews with citizens, scientists, and even a hypothetical one with Nessie. Directed by Les Clark.