Monday, July 7, 2008

Waxing Nostalgic - Stars Hall of Fame


Further proof that Orlando truly is "the Hollywood of the South"... Did you know we are just one degree of separation from Trapper John, M.D.?  Follow me on this...


Orlando was once home to "Stars Hall of Fame Movie-TV Wax Museum."  It opened in May 1975 near the intersection of the Bee Line and I-4, with Tacky Fabulous sets that included Charlton Heston in a chariot (yum) and Corey Feldman as "Buzzy the neighbor kid" in Madame's Place. 

Recognizing the fact that the best acting talent can usually be found roaming the halls of wax museums, Stars management offered visitor screen tests, with one lucky guest winning the coveted spot as an extra in a 20th Century Fox production.  But not just any production...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the wildly popular...


End of today's Tacky Fabulous History Lesson.  Assigned reading for next week:  Skull Kingdom.

photo and info from Lostparks.com 

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