Many people wonder what actually happened and if the Texas Chainsaw Massacre True Story was well, a true story or not. So where does fact and fiction find common ground? The original horror film 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' freaked theater goers out and became a cult phenomenon. A recent remake also kept the story of 'Leatherface' on the map and to this day the storyline is one of the most popular horror films of all time.
The original film was an independent movie that was release in 1974 by horror film directed byand written jointly by Hooper and Kim Henkel. The film starred Burns, Gunnar Hansen, Teri McMinn, William Vail, Edwin Neal, and Paul A. Partain.
Although represented as a true story involving the ambush and killing of a group of pals on a cascade through rural while encountering a family of cannibals in Texas, the film is actually a work of fiction. "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" features the main character 'Leatherface' who is loosely based on the Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein