Classic Film : interesting trivia

interesting trivia

Freaks (1932): It is still illegal for this film to be shown in some areas of the USA.

Things to Come (1936): Accurately predicts the scale and usage of large-format, flat-screen jumbo-tron style LCD television screens.

M (1931): Fritz Lang asserted that he cast real criminals for the court scene in the end. According to biographer Paul Jensen, 24 cast members were arrested during filming.

Salt of the Earth (1954): This movie was the only blacklisted film ever in American film history. It was blacklisted in the 1950s at the height of the McCarthyism scourge. Released in mainland China in 1960–the only American film released there from 1950 to 1979. Not shown in American theaters until 1965.

Manos: Hands of Faith (1966): Filmed entirely with a handheld camera that could only record thirty seconds of film at a time. The film was shot without sound; all the lines were later dubbed by only three people.

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That is interesting.

Schrodinger's Cat walks into a bar, and doesn't. 😼 (The Cat just got even weirder. See The Mandela Effect.) 😸

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The prediction of flat televisions isn't too unbelievable. The cathode ray television had yet to be invented, so the bulky size of that device had no way of influencing their vision of what a home screen may be. All they had to go on were movie theaters screens, which are flat.

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Stupefying trivia! Who doesn't love it!