8 Famous Paranormal Photographs Debunked

1. The Enfield Poltergeist

The image of an 11-year-old girl being flung from her bed by unseens hands fascinated and horrified all who followed the Enfield hauntings in the late 70s.

A series of photographs and audio recordings taken during the paranormal investigations have been enough to convince legions of believers. However, put into context with the rest of the photographs of this particular incident, it does look rather more like a girl simply jumping out of bed.

The investigations were carried out by members of the Society for Psychical Research and they were convinced of the house's haunted status. Unfortunately, the problem with getting paranormal investigators to verify hauntings, is that they already believe in ghosts.

Janet was also prone to speaking with a demon's voice, but it has been noted from recordings that the seemingly gruff poltergeist seemed to have the vocabulary and mannerisms of an 11-year-old girl. Not to mention the fact that the pair of sisters generally smirked their way through interviews regarding the hauntings, and Janet was at one point caught bending spoons and "practicing" levitation by jumping on her bed.

Despite all of this frankly damning behaviour, the case is still considered by many to be one of the most convincing hauntings in history - what do you think?

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