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Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
No Bottle Baby -- April Fool's Day, 1939
"CAMERA DECEIVES THE EYE... Don't be misled, folks, Miss Marjorie Tanner, Weber college beauty, is no bottle baby— she merely obliged the staff photographer by climbing into the bottle so that he could hand the editor an April Fool photograph." [The Ogden Standard-Examiner - Apr 1, 1939]

April Fool Categories: Beauty and Grooming, 1939, Photo Hoaxes.
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