Run, Forrest, Run! Behind The Scenes Of Forrest Gump

In 1994, Hanks delivered what was one of the best performances of his career in Forrest Gump. It won half of the dozen awards it was nominated for at the 67th Academy Awards. Nonetheless, there are tons of points about the film that remain a mystery.

Forrest Meets Lyndon B. Johnson

Forrest met Lyndon B. Johnson when he received his Medal of Honor. Interestingly, that is the real footage from that moment. Of course, it wasn’t footage obtained by the crew. In fact, it comes from the 1968 ceremony of Sammy L. Davis. Davis, who did receive this prestigious award for his service in Vietnam. Hanks’ face was just slapped onto Davis’ body.