We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with history.
In a first for Based on a True Story, today we'll chat about the TV series Turn: Washington Spies. Joining me to dive behind the history of the popular AMC show is Michael Troy from the American Revolutions podcast. Subscribe to Michael's podcast at: https://pod.amrevpodcast.com/ Support Based on a True Story and get bonus content at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/support/
The story of Mary Stuart and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I is one that's been told many times over. We've looked at the story from Elizabeth's side when we looked at the two Elizabeth movies a little while back. Today, we'll look at the story from a different perspective as told in the 2018 movie called Mary Queen of Scots. Find more resources and the transcript at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/138-mary-queen-of-scots/ Support the podcast to get access to exclusive bonus content at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/support/
Today I'm honored to be joined by the renowned Dr. Zahi Hawass to learn more about how much of the 1963 classic film Cleopatra was historically accurate. Find Dr. Zahi Hawass online at: http://www.drhawass.com/ Get Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt: https://www.amazon.com/Cleopatra-Search-Last-Queen-Egypt/dp/1426205457/ Find more about this episode at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/137-cleopatra-with-dr-zahi-hawass/ Support Based on a True Story at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/support/
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