History Trivia / TheTexasChainSawMassacre1974

6th Jul '16 6:30:49 PM KenKevinStriker
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* WorkingTitle: ''Leatherface'' and ''Head Cheese''.

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* WorkingTitle: ''Leatherface'' ''Stalking Leatherface'' and ''Head Cheese''.
6th May '16 2:45:55 AM Az_Tech341
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* TheRedStapler: Inverted. According to Edwin Neal (Nubbins/Hitchhiker), Texas State Troopers actually shook his hand and thanked him for causing crime to drop 18%; apparently the message audiences took away from the movie was "Don't pick up hitchhikers".

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* TheRedStapler: Inverted.[[InvertedTrope Inverted]]. According to Edwin Neal (Nubbins/Hitchhiker), Texas State Troopers actually shook his hand and thanked him for causing crime to drop 18%; apparently the message audiences took away from the movie was "Don't pick up hitchhikers".
2nd May '16 8:59:31 AM otaking3582
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* TheRedStapler: Inverted. According to Edwin Neal (Nubbins/Hitchhiker), Texas State Troopers actually shook his hand and thanked him for causing crime to drop 18%; apparently the message audiences took away from the movie was "Don't pick up hitchhikers".
13th Apr '16 5:43:08 AM WarriorSparrow
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** ''Website/{{Cracked}}'' even mentioned this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19901_5-great-movie-scenes-made-possible-by-reckless-endangerment_p2.html an article]].
12th Apr '16 4:04:40 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** The opening narration is voiced by John Larroquette (of ''Series/NightCourt'', ''Series/TheJohnLarroquetteShow'', and ''Series/BostonLegal'' fame). He did the opening narration of the remake as well.
** You'd think these people would know not to pick up a guy who sounds like [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers Lord Zedd]].
16th Feb '16 10:16:28 PM CommanderAce
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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: In real life, Gunnar Hansen is regarded as an [[GentleGiant incredibly nice guy]].

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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: In real life, Gunnar Hansen is was regarded by many as an [[GentleGiant incredibly nice guy]].
8th Nov '15 1:41:53 PM beergood
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** Most of the actors didn't actually meet Gunnar Hansen, let alone see him in costume, before their first (which is also usually their last) scene with him. Additionally, there was only one Leatherface outfit and they didn't dare wash it, so Hansen was in the same outfit for weeks in hot Texas weather, making the other actors physically repulsed by his, um, aroma.
5th Nov '15 5:53:20 AM erforce
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* DuelingMovies: With ''Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile'', another 1974 movie that was inspired by the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Gein Ed Gein case]] from the 1950s.
11th Jul '15 8:32:08 PM Pren
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* HeyItsThatVoice: The opening narration is voiced by John Larroquette (of ''Series/NightCourt'', ''Series/TheJohnLarroquetteShow'', and ''Series/BostonLegal'' fame). He did the opening narration of the remake as well.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: HeyItsThatVoice:
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The opening narration is voiced by John Larroquette (of ''Series/NightCourt'', ''Series/TheJohnLarroquetteShow'', and ''Series/BostonLegal'' fame). He did the opening narration of the remake as well.well.
** You'd think these people would know not to pick up a guy who sounds like [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers Lord Zedd]].
11th Jul '15 8:30:10 PM Pren
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* SanitySlippage / TroubledProduction: Happened ''for real'' while filming the infamous dinner scene. The food rotting under the filming lights and created a horrific smell, combined with that scene filming for 27 straight hours in 110 degree Texas weather, actually drove the actors a bit nuts. The DVD commentary has Gunnar Hansen eerily recounting how he genuinely wanted to kill Marilyn Burns for a few seconds after being ordered to by his "brother." Vietnam veteran Edwin Neal (Hitchhiker) even describes it as worse than anything he went through during the war.

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* SanitySlippage / TroubledProduction: Happened ''for real'' while filming the infamous dinner scene. The food rotting rotted under the filming lights and created a horrific smell, combined with that scene filming for 27 straight hours in 110 degree Texas weather, actually drove the actors a bit nuts. The DVD commentary has Gunnar Hansen eerily recounting how he genuinely wanted to kill Marilyn Burns for a few seconds after being ordered to by his "brother." Vietnam veteran Edwin Neal (Hitchhiker) even describes it as worse than anything he went through during the war.
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