Archive for the 'Movie Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Is There Really a Secret Decoder Ring in A Christmas Story?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: There was no secret decoder ring in A Christmas Story. A Christmas Story was a 1983 film [...]

Was Godzilla Originally Going to be a Giant Octopus?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Godzilla was originally going to be a giant octopus. When Gohira (later Anglicized to Godzilla) was first [...]

Did Robin Williams Vow to Never Work for Disney Again Over a Dispute Over the Size of the Genie on the Aladdin Movie Poster?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Robin Williams vowed never to work for Disney again over a dispute over the size of the [...]

Was Darth Vader Not Originally Luke Skywalker’s Father in Empire Strikes Back?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Darth Vader was not originally Luke Skywalker’s father in The Empire Strikes Back. Earlier this month, comedy [...]

Was Mel Blanc, the Voice of Bugs Bunny, Allergic to Carrots?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots. Mel Blanc was a famed voice [...]

Was the Score for the Amityville Horror Just the Rejected Score for the Exorcist?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Lalo Schifrin re-used his rejected score for The Exorcist for The Amityville Horror. Lalo Schifrin was the [...]

Was David Mamet’s First Screenwriting Work For Garage Girls, Who Stole My Wheels?…And It Was REJECTED?!

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: David Mamet’s first work writing for films was in Garage Girls, Who Stole My Wheels?…and it was [...]

Was James Dean Seriously a “Stunt Tester” For Beat the Clock?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: James Dean not only was a “Stunt Tester” for Beat the Clock, but he was fired from [...]

Did Walt Disney Keep the Actress Who Played Snow White From Taking Other Roles So As To Avoid Ruining the Illusion Behind Snow White?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Walt Disney kept the actress who played Snow White under contract for years to keep her from [...]

Was the Plot of the Big Sleep So Confusing That Not Even the Screenwriters Understood It?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: The plot of the film adaptation of The Big Sleep was so convoluted that not even the [...]