The Wilhelm Scream (Again)

It's been a while since we posted about the Wilhelm Scream, a neat bit of stock sound effect popularized by Star Wars series sound designer Ben Burtt, who used it it pretty much all of his films as an in-joke.

Say No to Crack has a YouTube clip of the famous scream in various movies. If you haven't heard of the Wilhelm Scream before, check it out: Link


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Every time I see a story about this "scream" I wonder how long it will be before someone identifies that "car crash" sound effect I've heard so many times.

"Tires screech, crash sound with muffled male scream half way through"

I've heard it on quite a few old radio programs, such as Boston Blackie, The Saint and The Shadow. If anyone has a copy of the novelty song by "Nervous Norvus" "Transfusion", it's repeated there at least 4 times.

Gosh it's late.... can you tell :)
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It's funny because there is a stock sound that me and my hubby dubbed the "cupboard cat". you know,that one cat the seems to make that "WREEAAAR" noise whenever it jumps out of somewhere in the horror movies.
Because all cats make that noise. When jumping. even if they are jumping from the table to the floor.

WREEEEARR!
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