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Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000)

| Documentary | Video 2000
A documentary primarily focusing on the filming and release of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Bell ... Narrator (voice)
Robert A. Burns ... Himself (as Robert Burns)
Tobe Hooper ... Himself
Kim Henkel ... Himself
Allen Danziger ... Himself
Robert Kuhn Robert Kuhn ... Himself
Marilyn Burns ... Herself
Gunnar Hansen ... Himself
Ed Gein Ed Gein ... Himself (archive footage)
Ted Nicolaou ... Himself
Wayne Bell Wayne Bell ... Himself
William Vail ... Himself
Jim Siedow ... Himself
Dorothy J. Pearl Dorothy J. Pearl ... Herself (as Dorothy Pearl)
Paul A. Partain ... Himself (as Paul Partain)
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A documentary primarily focusing on the filming and release of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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For the first time the full story behind the film which terrified the world...

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UK

Language:

English

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2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La matanza de Texas: Una verdad aterradora See more »

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1.78 : 1
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This documentary is featured in the 2-Disc Ultimate Edition DVD set for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), released in 2006. See more »

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References Bloodsucking Freaks (1976) See more »

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Performed by Roger Bartlett & Friends
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Texas Chain Saw Massacre The Shocking Truth: Essential viewing for fans
16 November 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

The final notable Texas Chainsaw Massacre documentary is by far the best. Mostly about the original movie it also dips its feet into the rest of the franchise and the legacy it has created.

With in depth interviews with all the stars, some gruelling backstage stories and further confirmation of what a complete tool Matthew McConaughey is.

I would have to say this is essential viewing for fans of the franchise, I not even being one still thought it was an entertaining piece but am glad to see the end of my TCM binge.

The Good:

Very thorough

The Bad:

Narration is awful

I simply don't see the appeal

Things I Learnt From This Documentary:

Taxidermy....armadillo...really!?

Hanging a person on a meathook rarely passes as PG

27hr working days are a thing

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) sounds like worst movie set ever

The cast and crew of Texas Chainsaw Massacre got f'd in the a financially

The mafia are bad people to go into business with, who knew!?


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