Where was the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974 filmed?

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was released into theaters on October 1st, 1974. Filming locations include Bastrop, Hillsboro, Hutto, Leander and Round Rock, Tx. Filming started on July 15th, 1973 and ended on August 14th, 1973.

Is the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974 based on a true story?

Despite being heavily touted as “inspired by a true story,” both Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 film and the 2003 Marcus Nispel remake are only lightly based on the real-life murderer Ed Gein, who is suspected to have taken several victims between 1954 and 1957.

What town was the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre?

The original site is where La Frontera is now located, in Round Rock. In 1998, the house was cut into six pieces in order to be moved, then reassembled and restored to its original condition by master carpenter Anthony Mayfield on behalf of an investor couple in Austin, Texas.

What was the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974?


Film Release date (US) Budget
1. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) October 11, 1974 $80,000–140,000
2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 August 22, 1986 $4,700,000
3. Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III January 12, 1990 $2,000,000

Did they ever catch Leatherface?

Gein did get caught and was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1957. He was later committed to the Central State Hospital for the Criminally Insane following his trial in 1968.

Did Ed Gein ever live in Texas?

Texas Chain Saw Massacre director Tobe Hooper has said that some details of the murders themselves, including Leatherface’s iconic skin mask, were based on the murders of serial killer Ed Gein. Gein murders are believed to have taken place between 1954 and 1957; however, Gein was based in Wisconsin, not Texas.

Does anyone live in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre House?

The house is still occupied by a real family and part of a working farm. Signs clearly state visitors on the property are not welcomed. Brochures on the gate remind people the Texas Chainsaw Massacre is not real and to respect their privacy.