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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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Cast
Gunnar Hansen, Jim Siedow, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Paul A. Partain, Teri McMinn, William Vail, John Dugan, John Henry Faulk
Released
1974
Edward Theodore Gein
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Opening title: "But, had they lived very, very long lives... nor would they have wished to see as much of the mad and macabre as they were to see that day." (0:00)

Cemetery scene (0:02)

Radio reporter: "Houston police are puzzled by an outbreak of violence apparently touched off by a suicide. A young man... jumped from the 10th story window of his apartment. A second man allegedly threatened to leap to his death from the same window but was restrained by police." (0:04)

Paraplegic Franklin tells his sister Sally, "This heat is just driving me crazy." (0:06)

Sally and a local man wander through the cemetery. (0:08)

Franklin, referring to cattle: "I mean they'd start squealin' and freakin' out..." (0:09)

The hitchhiker cuts himself with Franklin's knife. (0:13)

Kirk: "Franklin, you maniac, you're tearing up the van."
"I'm not crazy."
Referring to the hitchhiker: "Franklin, you're crazier than he was." (0:21)

Gas station proprietor, referring to the hitchhiker and his brother: "Half-wits... Come here, you nap-haired idiot." (1:04)

Sally tells the proprietor, "You're crazy." (1:13)

Reference in Black Sheep (1996)