We're all familiar with the end credit disclaimer that says "No animals were harmed in the making of this movie." That's actually a certification awarded to films monitored by the American Humane Association.

Learn more about the history of this organization and the animal cruelty that inspired it below.

JESSE JAMES WAS A 1939 WESTERN FILM. JTESSE JAMES onre TurocE FONDA POWER. awlolpa MOC. SCOTT KELLY HULL HENRY SUMMERVILLE BROMBERC BRIAN DONLEW It's

IN THE FILM, A HORSE WAS SLID OFF A RAMP TO A 70 FOOT DROP INTO WATER. A stunt man jumped after it. The horse lived through the fall but drowned, afte

PUBLIC OUTCRY OVER THE SCENE WAS THE CATALYST FOR ON-SET ANIMAL TREATMENT OVERSIGHT. AMERICAN HUMANE No Animals Were Harmed No animals were harmed

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THE AHA ASSERTED THAT FOUR HORSES WERE KILLED AND ONE WAS BLOWN UP ON THE SET OF HEAVEN'S GATE. ABOVE: The scene where the horse is supposedly blown u
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