In this series the Da Vinci Code meets reality. These are true stories of quests after legendary objects hordes of gold, possessions of unlimited power, secrets of eternal life. For most of us these are the stuff of fantasy and movies - 'Indiana Jones', 'Aguirre Wrath of God' - but these are the real stories of real adventurers who thought these myths were true. In Myth Hunters, World Media Rights tells these true life action adventures interweaving myth and reality. The films feature dramatic reconstruction, testimony from those who were there and expert witnesses. There is specially-shot location material and, where relevant, archive of the actual events. These are fast-paced, gripping stories.
Hitler and the Spear of Destiny In 1938 the armies of Nazi Germany crossed the border with Austria, the very first thing Hitler did was to go to the Hofburg Museum to lay claim to a Roman spear head known as the 'Spear of Destiny'. This is the story of the mission to recover the Spear from Hitler. Himmler and the Holy Grail The Holy Grail, the most prized relic of Christianity, has been shrouded in mystery for centuries. Said to be the cup used by Christ at the last supper, it is believed by many to hold miraculous powers... But why would Himmler want the Grail? The Nazis and the Book of Power The Nazi's search for an ancient manuscript, a perfect copy of a book written nearly two thousand years before in Rome which the Nazis call the birth certificate for the German race. The book is known as the Germania; for the Nazis it is the 'Book of Power'.