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The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Use your left ear to detect lies
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Practical Joke Six Years in the Making
Perry Caravello wanted to be an actor, and his friends told him he would be. In fact, they signed him up to play the leading role in a film they were making, Windy City Heat. Unfortunately for Perry, they weren't actually shooting a movie. They were just stringing him along, trying to figure out how long they could keep him believing that they were making a movie. He kept believing, for six long years, bolstered by an unshakeable faith in his own Star Power. Even though the friends weren't shooting a movie, they did shoot footage of the entire practical joke, which has now resulted in a documentary on Comedy Central titled, appropriately enough, Windy City Heat.
Categories: Entertainment, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Tue Sep 23, 2003
Comments (1)
I am sorry. That was not a real movie. Okay, if so why was the lead character Perry so campy? He was not even believable when he was supposedly mad at Mole and tried to attack him. That was not real anger. His demeanor never changed whether he was happy or sad or mad. He was a bad actor in a bad hoax of a hoax!
Posted by JLC  in  NC  on  Sat Jun 26, 2004  at  11:52 AM
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