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Based on a True Story is the award-winning podcast that compares what really happened with what we see on the silver screen. Grab your ticket each week as we'll travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies.

Feb 18, 2020

Author Michael Wallis joins the Based on a True Story podcast to separate fact from the fiction we saw in Disney's 1955 film Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier.

Michael is the author of the New York Times bestselling biography David Crockett: The Lion of the West.

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Feb 3, 2020

Downton Abbey was filmed at Highclere Castle, which is Lady Carnarvon's home. On this episode of the Based on a True Story podcast, she'll join us to talk about the historical accuracy of the Downton Abbey movie and TV series.

Get Lady Carnarvon's books at https://www.ladycarnarvon.com/category/stories-books/

 

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Jan 27, 2020

There are many versions of Robin Hood's story that have been on the big screen. Today we'll chat with historian Dr. Sean McGlynn about the 1991 classic Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

 

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Jan 16, 2020

Doran Cart is Senior Curator at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. He joins us today to talk about the historical accuracy of the hit blockbuster movie 1917.

 

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Jan 6, 2020

Mark is the producer of the official Bletchley Park podcast. He joins us today to discuss the historical accuracy of the 2014 film The Imitation Game and do some fact checking on the original Based on a True Story episode from back in 2016.

 

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