Best movie trivia of 1966

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Batman picture

Trivia: Cesar Romero refused to shave his moustache for the role of Joker, so it's still visible under his makeup.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly picture

Trivia: There is no dialogue in the first 10 minutes of the film.

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El Dorado picture

Trivia: El Dorado is actually part of a remake trilogy by the same director, Howard Hawks. The first was 'Rio Bravo' (1959); 'El Dorado' was next in 1967; and the final variation was 'Rio Lobo' in 1970. El Dorado is the only humorous (and by many critics acclaimed as the best) version of the three.

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Carry on Screaming! picture

Trivia: Director Gerald Thomas provided the monster gibberish for Oddbod Jr.

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken picture

Trivia: Joan Staley, who played Alma in the film, was Miss November 1958 in Playboy magazine.

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The Naked Prey picture

Trivia: Although the main character is listed in the credits as "Man", he is referred to early in the film as "Larry".

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Fahrenheit 451 picture

Trivia: The monorail had been built in France in 1959 as a test track.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! picture

Trivia: The Grinch's face is partly based on Chuck Jones' own face. Jones said he tended to sneak his face in without even realizing it. (Source: NPR).

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The Blue Max picture

Trivia: The number of the Berlin hotel room Bruno Stachel stays in the night before he is to be awarded the Blue Max is '22', which equals the number of planes he has shot down. He needed only 20 to win the award, but he had to shoot down two more in order to make up for Willy's kills that he claimed as his own earlier in the film.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown picture

Trivia: Just after Linus seals his letter to the Great Pumpkin in an envelope, he walks past Lucy who is sitting on the floor watching TV. In her hands, Lucy is holding an issue of TV Guide Magazine. On the cover? Lucy, sitting on the floor in the same position, wearing the same blue dress. (00:07:00)

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Dracula Prince of Darkness picture

Trivia: Dracula does not appear until 45 minutes into the film.

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How to Steal a Million picture

Trivia: Audrey Hepburn's movie wardrobe was designed by the famous fashion designer, Givenchy. During the film, Peter O'Toole jokingly comments to Hepburn that the cleaning woman disguise she is to wear for the heist will, "give Givenchy a night off."

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Chamber of Horrors picture

Trivia: Although released to theatres in 1966, this beautifully-shot film was actually the pilot for an unrealised television series entitled "House of Wax" (which was never picked up by the networks). Despite its title, "Chamber of Horrors" was not particularly scary, much less horrifying; in fact, it was more like a 19th Century crime-detective drama. After the TV pilot was rejected, Warner Brothers opted for a theatrical release, even though the film was shot in television screen format rather than wide screen format. Attempting to sensationalize "Chamber of Horrors" for the big screen, Warner Brothers added the preposterous "Fear Flasher and Horror Horn" gimmick to warn audiences of imminent violence and gore...except that there was no gore and practically no onscreen violence.

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Grand Prix picture

Trivia: Scott Stoddard's teammate at BRM, Bob Turner, is played by British Two time F1 Champion Graham Hill. Pete Aaron's teammate at Yamura, Tim Randolph, is played by American 1961 F1 Champion Phil Hill.

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Harper picture

Trivia: When Harper strikes Puddler in the head with a rasp, Puddler yells the Wilhelm scream.

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One Million Years B.C. picture

Trivia: The exterior scenes were filmed in the Canary Islands in the middle of winter.

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