This rumor really gets on my nerves. Based up the stories that my father heard, there many be more truth to what Judy Garland had to say about those performers than you think. Daymare of the Fallen Brood writes:. The reason that this rumor has spread is because of the fact that most people see the Wizard of Oz on home video, on relatively small screens. Only a small percent gave the whole group the reputation.
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Wizard of Oz ‘hanging’ rumours re-emerge
Because this was made a long time ago and it was a lot harder then than now to produce movies. For a figure to be that small even if it were a munchin the production area would have had to have been extremely deep. It's certainly a bit over the rainbow in conspiracy tales, yet anyone with an orange face like a munchkin like so many celebs today could be forgiven for topping oneself? Lists Movies Pop Culture. Also, if you look closely, the body is swinging back and forth. When the cast members are wlking away you can see it's head near the ground, it gets startled, raises it's head and turns then raises both wings and then lowers them again. For years it was believed that a lovelorn munchkin hanged himself while the cameras were rolling during production, unbeknownst to the director, various stagehands, and the actors on the screen.
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It says the change in focus of the rumour from a stagehand to a suicidal Munchkin appears to have coincided with the heavy promotion and special video re-release of The Wizard of Oz to celebrate its 50th anniversary in I totally agree with Leebone and taiyokara. The Blair Witch Project was a real documentary The Legend: Footage from three student filmmakers who went missing while making a documentary about the Blair Witch legend supposedly found one year after they disappeared was presented as a real documentary. Maybe they threw it in there and never released that it was fake so years later people like us would still be sitting around talking about it. Newer Post Older Post Home. It was just never there.
The unusual movement in the background of the scene described above was noticed years ago, and it was often attributed to a stagehand's accidentally being caught on the set after the cameras started rolling or, more spectacularly, a stagehand's falling out of a prop tree into the scene. A behind-the-scenes film from The Day The Clown Cried remains the only footage available to publicly watch. A majority of these clues are included in the documentary Room Oz Rumors and Folklore Munchkin Rumors When a movie becomes a classic, and lives on for years to come, many rumors build up around it. However, Scarfone and Stillman believe Garland was given barbiturates during filming. Or, well, what do you think? It was believed that this figure was the ghost of a boy who used to live in the house where Three Men and a Baby was being shot.
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