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Old 02-26-2012, 06:41 PM
toni rocka is offline
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre based on Gein?


I recently watched a re-run of the prequel: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre-The Beginning. As the movie ends, a text announcement indicates that the movie was inspired by a series of actual murders that occurred between 1969 & 1973. This dispels the commonly held notion that the movie(s) were inspired by the grisly actions of the infamous Ed Gein back in 1957. Can someone inform as to what actually happened during the time period that the film makers indicate?


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