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Cinematic Curse : The Exorcist
We can expect a host of urban legends and rumors of a "curse" to follow this notorious film. It remains a popular item of speculation decades after its release.
The Zicam Alert
Zicam was a popular cold medicine that had dramatic beneficial effects for many users, but could a mere cold medicine destroy your sense of smell? A number of emails circulated the internet stating just that.
Cinematic Curse : The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz has been called a "cursed" film for some time. Most people have heard about the film's hanging Munchkin. The facts behind the movie are quite different, but just as fascinating.
The Crow : Legend and Lore
Crows and ravens have been a bad omen for centuries. Some places regard them as animalistic banshees. What other legends surround these maligned creatures?
Rudolph Valentino and the Ring of Destiny
Rudolph Valentino is considered the silver screen's first "sex symbol." His piercing gaze has stolen the hearts of countless women since the 1920s. His infamous "Ring of Destiny" continues to inspire debate.
Cinematic Curse : Rosemary's Baby
The movie became one of the staples for horror fans. "Rosemary's Baby" did more than frighten onscreen. It was also connected with several events that stunned the nation.
Cinematic Curse : The Poltergeist Trilogy
"Poltergeist" was a blockbuster upon release, but was the film cursed? A variety of deaths and strange events have kept rumors alive for decades.
Aids from Pineapples ?
Can you contract the HIV virus from eating a pineapple or poorly prepared fast food? One email hoax says you can.
Gangs Use Baby Car Seats to Lure Victims
This email has been in circulation for some time. Is there a gang of rapists staging abandoned cars with baby seats to catch women?
Urban Legends Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and answers about the urban legends section.
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