209: W.E. with Andrew Lownie

The movie’s title W.E. stands for Wallis and Edward. Was the movie correct to suggest King Edward VIII’s reason for abdicating the throne in 1936 was so he could marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson? We’ll chat with author Andrew Lownie about the true story to find out more. Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of […]

155: Les Miserables with Maurice Samuels

Get Maurice’s book Find out more about Maurice’s work Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Transcript Note: This transcript is automatically generated. There will be mistakes, […]

139: Turn: Washington’s Spies with Michael Troy

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137: Cleopatra with Dr. Zahi Hawass

Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt Visit Dr. Hawass’ website Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Transcript Note: This transcript is automatically generated. […]

97: Bonnie and Clyde

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Bonnie and Clyde (1967) – Plot Summary – IMDb Bonnie and Clyde (1967) – IMDb The Story of Bonnie and Clyde by Bonnie Parker 1968 | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bonnie and Clyde – Wikipedia […]

92: The Other Boleyn Girl

BONUS: The Other Boleyn Girl and Anne Boleyn’s Last Letter Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) – IMDb The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) – Plot Summary – IMDb The Other Boleyn Girl – Wikipedia The Other Boleyn Girl (2008 film) – […]

83: Becoming Jane

BONUS: Becoming Jane and the Mentions of Tom BONUS: Becoming Jane and the Letter from Cassandra Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Becoming Jane (2007) – Plot Summary – IMDb Becoming Jane Script | Jane Austen | Pride And Prejudice Becoming Jane (2007) – Full Cast […]

76: Loving

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Loving (2016) – IMDb Loving (2016) – Synopsis Loving (2016) – Box office / business The Film ‘Loving,’ About a History-Making Interracial Couple, Sets Cannes Abuzz – The New York Times Loving Movie vs the True Story of Richard and […]

35: Titanic

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Titanic movie Last Dinner On the Titanic: Menus and Recipes from the Great Liner Titanic Love Stories: The True Stories of 13 Honeymoon Couples Who Sailed on the Titanic Titanic (1997) – IMDb Titanic (1997 film) – Wikipedia Titanic (1997) […]

27: Pocahontas

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Pocahontas [Blu-ray] The True Story of Pocahontas: The Other Side of History The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith: Illustrated John Smith’s 1616 letter to Queen Anne John Smith’s 1624 book, The General Historie of Virginia Powhatan Nation’s page […]