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The Wilhelm Goat

I was thinking, as I watched those hilarious movie videos, and as I read Andrews comment that the goat scream was possibly fake, that it did sound an awful lot like the Wilhelm Scream.

Someone has suggested it supplant it.

YouTube Toosday: Willhelm Scream

I thought I’d mentioned the Willhelm Scream before. It’s a sound engineer’s joke in movies. A reoccuring scream sound effect from 1951. It has a life of its own. Here’s a little video documentary about it… apparently the scream was quite possibly produced by the guy who sang the Purple People Eater song.