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Old 10-04-2016, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by astral View Post
I am old enough to tell you I saw this on TV in the 1960s and it was a hanging person swaying back and forth from a tree. I did not know until a month or so ago about this hanging munchkin story, but I know what I saw because it frightened me and I thought about it at the time, even believing it was part of the movie.

It is upsetting now to think it might have been a real death on screen. It could have been played down as a visual effect and not changed, if it were not real.

Even if you can't believe people would have let someone die and keep the camera rolling, I can tell you that between 1964 and 1968 this was the version on TV, before anyone had color TV or VHS machines.

In fact I registered for this forum today in order to make this post.
Your memory comes from sometime in the 1960s between 1964 and 1968, which:
1. is a long period of time to be exact about a specific memory and
2. definitely not before anyone had color television.