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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a 1974 American horror film directed and produced by Tobe ... plot is entirely fictional; however, the character of Leatherface and minor plot details were inspired by the crimes of real-life murderer Ed Gein.


Jul 6, 2016 ... In 1974, director Tobe Hooper revolutionized horror with his “inspired by a true story” film, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE. Almost ...


Was 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' based on a true story?


Sep 12, 2016 ... Gein inspired film characters Norman Bates (Psycho), Jame Gumb (The Silence of the Lambs) and Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre).


A) The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is not based on a true story. It was loosely inspired by real events. Director Tobe Hooper spent his childhood in Wisconsin, ...


Oct 31, 2016 ... Leatherface and a scene from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre at ... Ed Gein is the name of the real criminally insane killer who inspired the ...


Oct 28, 2015 ... The film buff has identified Round Rock, Leander and Bastrop County locations used for filming in the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre.” ...


Ed Gein and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre at Reel-Faces. Learn the true story behind the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Psycho, and Silence of the Lambs.


Nov 8, 2015 ... 1. Leatherface wasn't just based on Ed Gein. Director Tobe Hooper and writer Kim Henkel have famously admitted to drawing inspiration for ...


Aug 20, 2016 ... But another case has been connected to that film that some have dubbed the “ real Texas chainsaw massacre.” It's unknown whether Robert ...