Our friends over at It's a Conspiracy! podcast kindly let us sit in on their episode about deaths and ghosts in films. We learned some conspiracy theories about The Wizard of Oz, Ben-hur, and Rosemary's Baby, and got to chime in with a couple ourselves. Hope you enjoy! :)
So that you can follow along with some of the theories discussed, here are the show notes from their episode. (They are copied from the It's a Con... episode, hope that's okay Andrew!) Here we go!
It’s a CINEMASPIRACY: Deaths and Ghosts on Films! With Emily Devereux and Breanne Byrne! This episode Emily and Breanne from the Emily Missed Out Podcast join Andrew and Charlie to talk about deaths and ghosts on film! Subjects include: Ten Cursed Movies, Death by Chariot in Ben-Hur, Munchkin Suicide, Three Men and a Baby Ghost, and Spirit Photography. Booo!
- Roman Polanski and Charles Manson: The Manson Family murders, and their complicated legacy, explained.
- Billy Ray Cyrus' TV show, Doc.
- Spike swears in the Transformers movie.
Ten Cursed Movies:
- You've heard of cursed movies - but which are the MOST cursed?
- Antrum and 12 other cursed movies that will make your skin crawl.
Death by Chariot in Ben-Hur:
- The original hanging munchkin scene from The Wizard of Oz
- What actually happened.
- Later remastered version.
- The Wizard of Oz: the Last Munchkin, and the Little People Left Behind.
- Snopes: Does The Wizard of Oz include a munchkin suicide?
Three Men and a Baby Ghost:
- Ghost from Three Men and a Baby scene.
- Tom Selleck sets the record straight on Three Men and a Baby's ghost boy.
- Snopes: Does a ghost boy appear in Three Men and a Baby?
- The intriguing history of ghost photography.
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