Monumental Mysteries: Real Rocky Photos
Don Wildman examines the stories behind an iconic public display of affection and the athlete who inspired a classic film.
At the base of the staircase leading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a statue of the fictional movie icon – Rocky Balboa – to commemorate the film Rocky III. The writer, director and star of the movie, Sylvester Stallone, is said to have been inspired by the career of a real life boxer from New Jersey. So who was the real Rocky?
Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
You May Also Like
Tour the parks, beaches and botanic gardens that still make the "birthplace of California" special.
Zak, Nick and Aaron investigate the USS Hornet, a World War II-era aircraft carrier where visitors have reported paranormal incidents.
Looking to explore historic Philadelphia? Check out these tour guide tips for a memorable Philadelphia walking tour.
Don Wildman investigates a statue that has earned a grisly reputation, ...
Host Don Wildman explores the grave of a blind slave whose musical ...
Host Don Wildman explores a mansion in Michigan that was built on the ...
Host Don Wildman explores a colossal mountain where a hero in disguise ...
Don explores the University of California Berkeley where a scientist ...
More Travel Inspirations
Enter daily for a chance to win a grand prize worth over $1.5M, located in Atlanta.
Get the essential Food Network email featuring time saving tips, recipes and how-to videos.
Win over the kids with these easy, time-saving dinners the family will love.