Holywood, Accidents, Alec Baldwin, Brandon Lee, Killed On Set: Famous Hollywood Tragedies | Abs-Cbn News

Holywood, Accidents

Killed on set: Famous Hollywood tragedies

Killed on set: Famous Hollywood tragedies

10/22/2021 5:10:00 PM

Killed on set: Famous Hollywood tragedies

With a cinematographer killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents.

Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil B. DeMille movie "The Captive". He died after a bullet was left in a rifle after soldiers shot at a door with live ammunition to give the scene more realism.

Gregorio kin doubt killer cop Jonel Nuezca's death Bong Go yet to formally withdraw presidential candidacy Marcos family 'heartbroken' over Duterte's tirades

- 'Twilight Zone: The Movie' -Actor Vic Morrow was decapitated and two Vietnamese-born child extras killed in 1982 when a helicopter crashed on them after being hit by pyrotechnics during the shooting of a night battle scene for the sc-fi horror movie near Los Angeles.

Director John Landis was later acquitted of the manslaughter of the 53-year-old star as well as the children, aged six and seven, in the first such case in Hollywood history.- 'The Crow' -US actor Brandon Lee, a martial arts legend and the son of Bruce Lee, was shot and killed on the set of "The Crow" in 1993 in a case which set off a whirl of conspiracy theories about him being murdered by Hong Kong gangsters.  headtopics.com

But investigators found his death was caused by negligence. An actor fired at Lee with a gun which was supposed to contain blanks. However, there was a bullet in the chamber and Lee, 28, died hours later from his injuries. - 'Batman: The Dark Knight' - 

Rumours of a "Curse of Batman" circulated after the 2007 death of stuntman Conway Wickliffe during a car scene of "The Dark Knight" was followed by the drugs overdose of Heath Ledger, 28, who played The Joker. Co-star Morgan Freeman was badly injured in a car crash and Batman himself Christian Bale faced accusations of assaulting his mother and sister the day before the film's UK premiere.

Holywood, accidents, Alec Baldwin, Brandon Lee A set dresser was killed on the Samuel L. Jackson sci-fi movie in 2008 when frozen sand, earth and ice from an exterior set collapsed onto staff below during shooting in Toronto. Read more: ABS-CBN News »

Leody de Guzman: Federalism won’t solve problems

Veteran labor leader Leody de Guzman, standard bearer of Partido Lakas ng Masa, also tells Negros Occidental residents their problems will remain even with a single Negros region as long as political dynasties rule

Two killed in domestic incident in Kenosha, Wisconsin, police sayA shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, that left three people dead and two others in critical condition is believed to be a domestic-related incident, officials said Wednesday.

Prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin kills woman on set--policeUS actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday.The incident...

The Schumpeterian tragedyThus, we have people who lay dormant and silent for the most part of their lives, suddenly becoming alive, bolder and for many, even more offensive as they express their politics on social media during election season.

6th AIMAG set for November 2023The sixth edition of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) will be held on November 17-26, 2023 in Thailand.

Marikina lass breaks swim record in national selectionsThanya Dela Cruz broke a national record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke on Day 1 of the PSI Swimming National Selection.