Not all movie legends are about actors or films. Here are a few of the miscellaneous legends that have to do with some of the other aspects of the film industry.




Ince, Thomas
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Director/producer Thomas Ince was murdered by William Randolph Hearst.


MGM Lion:
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The lion used for the original MGM logo killed its trainer and his assistants.


‘Our Gang’ Curse:
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An unusually high percentage of the child actors who starred in the Our Gang film series have met tragic ends.


Siskel, Gene
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Movie critic Gene Siskel’s will specified that he be buried with his thumb pointing up.


Toronto’s Clean Streets
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Toronto sanitation workers cleaned up a street deliberately strewn with garbage for a film shoot while the crew was on break.


The Universal Soldier
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Steven Spielberg got his start in the film industry by sneaking into Universal Studios and commandeering an unoccupied office.