Archive for the 'Movie Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Did The Hunt For Red October Accidentally Reveal Secret United States Submarine Technology?

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 Hunt for Red October accidentally revealed secret United States submarine technology. The Hunt for Red October […]

Why the Heck Was There a Talking Robot in Rocky IV?

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 a talking robot in Rocky IV because Sylvester Stallone had been using the robot to […]

Did a Countess Once Famously Insult Jean Harlow?

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: Countess Margot Asquith insulted Jean Harlow by calling her a harlot. As I’ve discussed in past legends […]

Did the Original Lead Actresses of Carrie and Star Wars Swap Roles Over a Nudity Clause?

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: George Lucas and Brian De Palma swapped lead actresses for Carrie and Star Wars. The original Star […]

Was Superman Nearly in the Green Lantern Film?

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: Superman and/or Clark Kent were originally going to appear in the Green Lantern film. Long before there […]

Did Sergeant York Have a Condition That He Would Only Approve a Film About His Life if Gary Cooper Played Him?

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: Sergeant Alvin York had as a condition that he would authorize a film based on his life […]

Was Greedo Originally Supposed to Shoot at Han Solo First?

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: Greedo was originally intended to shoot at Han Solo first in Star Wars. Very often, when it […]

Did a Movie Studio Spread Rumors About Their Own Star’s Death For Publicity?

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: A movie studio spread rumors of the death of one of its actresses for publicity. Florence Lawrence […]

Did a Woman Accidentally Get a Speaking Role in a Star Trek Movie?

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: A woman accidentally got a speaking part in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. The world of […]

Did Waldo from Where’s Waldo Appear in Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto?

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: Waldo (from Where’s Waldo? fame) appeared in Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto. Over the years, the term “easter egg” […]