9 Movie Sets That Almost Killed Their Stars

Posted on Apr 11, 2016

Since filmmakers use a lot of stunt doubles, visual effects, and green screens, many people forget that acting can be a dangerous profession with lethal consequences if something goes wrong during filming. Many actors strive to show us some realistic moments on screen, and that's why some of them do their own stunts, which can be incredibly deadly. On the other hand, unusual accidents are highly likely to happen during filming since movie sets are full of custom-made equipment which can malfunction.

Fortunately for the actors, fatalities were avoided in the filming of these popular , but they barely got out of it alive.

1. The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
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The Wicked Witch would often disappear in reddish clouds of smoke in this old classic.

However, due to the flammable components used to make the smoke, a dangerous chemical reaction occurred and Margaret Hamilton suffered severe burns.
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