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Did MGM Give Up Their Rights to Lassie Just to Avoid Paying Lassie’s Trainer Backpay They Owed 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/TV URBAN LEGEND: MGM gave up the rights to Lassie in exchange for not paying $40,000 in back pay to […]

Did a Blacklisted Writer Write for Lassie Using His Wife as a Front?

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. TV/MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: A blacklisted writer used his wife as a front to write episodes of Lassie. Adrian Scott was […]

In What Bizarre Fashion Was the Original Lassie Purchased?

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 dog Pal was acquired TWICE for sums that, in retrospect, seem to be quite astronomically low. […]

Did Barry Manilow Seriously Write “Mandy” About His Dog?

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. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Barry Manilow wrote “Mandy” about his dog. A very popular urban legend is that Barry Manilow wrote […]

Movie Urban Legends History

Here are quick descriptions of each of the previous editions of Movie Urban Legends Revealed. To see if they are true or false, you have to click on the link! 1. Ariel from the Little Mermaid was based on the facial features of Alyssa Milano. 2. George Reeves had a number of scenes cut out […]