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07/11/2011 10:09 am ET Updated Nov 15, 2011

Ripley Radio: The Cat From Hell; Improv Everywhere Pranks in NYC; How Hollywood Got its Name

Gaelyn Whitney Keith's great-grandfather founded and named Hollywood, Calif., and was also instrumental in creating the first movie lot, at the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Hyland Ave.

She is with us this week and shares some fun and unbelievable tales about her great-grandfather's life.

Meanwhile, Believe It Or Not! creator Robert Ripley drew a cartoon about Santa Claus, Indiana in the 1930s and by doing so virtually put the sleepy little village on the map. Santa Claus resident Paula Werne tells us how important Ripley was for the growth of the town.

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