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Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Nullarbor Nymph Comes To The Big Screen
I posted a brief description of the Australian legend of the Nullarbor Nymph back in 2004. This is what I wrote:

Thirty-two years ago the tiny town of Eucla, Australia, on the edge of the Nullarbor plain, became famous when a few of its residents first sighted the Nullarbor Nymph. The Nymph was a blonde, feral, half-naked woman who lived in the bush and ran wild with kangaroos. News of this wild woman quickly spread around the world.

Now filmmaker Matthew Wilkinson has brought the legend to the screen. ABC News quotes him as saying:

It was sort of a male fantasy sort of story that there was this blonde, beautiful woman out there. I guess I saw the Nullarbor Nymph as our version of Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster. I was always sort of surprised that no-one my age knew about it and so I really wanted to tell that story for a younger generation.

The film just premiered. Based on the trailer, it looks like an instant classic.

Categories: Folklore/Tall Tales, Videos
Posted by The Curator on Tue Mar 06, 2012
Comments (1)
Bwahahahahahaha.
That. Looks. AWESOME!!!!

You have a reat taste in films, Alex! wink
Posted by daveprime  in  Deep in the sticks...*yay internet!!*  on  Wed Mar 14, 2012  at  10:47 AM
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