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    Fast Facts

    George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.

    John Quincy Adams owned a pet alligator, which he kept in the East Room of the White House.

    Goofy actually started life as “”Dippy Dawg,”” a combination of both Goofy and Pluto.

    Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy.

    Peter Pan and 101 Dalmations are the only two classic Disney cartoon features in which both parents are present and don’t die throughout the movie.

    The first female monster to appear on the big screen was the “”Bride of Frankenstein.””

    Because metal was scarce, the Academy Awards given out during World War II were made of plaster.

    “”King Kong”” is the only movie to have its sequel, “”Son of Kong,”” released in the same year (1933).

    James Bond is known as “”Mr. Kiss-Kiss-Bang-Bang”” in Italy.

    The movie “”Cleopatra,”” starring Elizabeth Taylor, was banned in Egypt in 1963 because Taylor is a Jewish convert.

    The movie “”Clue”” has three different endings. Each ending was randomly chosen for different theaters. All three ending are present on the DVD.

    In 1938, Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel sold all rights to the comic-strip character Superman to their publishers for $130.

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