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'The Exorcist' Director Films 'Terrifying' Real-Life Exorcism For His Newest Movie
"I was scared, seriously scared," says filmmaker William Friedkin.
When A More-than-due Golden Globe To William Peter Blatty Outraged Hollywood
Author, Starflacker: Inside the Golden Age of Hollywood
But not for an industry which had written it off at the first meager ticket sales. One question which is chatted up in Hollywood
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ARTS & CULTURE
William Peter Blatty, Author Of 'The Exorcist,' Dead At 89
Blatty's famous story depicted a young girl possessed by a demon.
William Peter Blatty, 'Exorcist' Author, Receives Vatican Response On Georgetown Petition
In the event that this effort fails, the petitions calls for “the removal or suspension of top-ranked Georgetown’s right
'The Exorcist' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary As One Of The Most Terrifying Movies
The movie's graphic nature had viewers fainting in the theater, and "'Exorcist' barf bags" were distributed at screenings
William Peter Blatty Claims Georgetown University Not Acting Catholic Enough
"All undergraduate students, for example, take two semesters of theology and two semesters of philosophy before graduation
TV & FILM
'The Exorcist' TV Series: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' Director Adapting Classic Movie
What an excellent day for an exorcism! Nearly 40 years after "The Exorcist" became the first horror movie ever to be nominated
William Peter Blatty, 'Exorcist' Author, To Sue Georgetown University In Catholic Court
Georgetown should amend its ways or stop calling itself a Catholic or Jesuit institution, Blatty said. "What I owe Georgetown
"The Exorcist" Author William Peter Blatty On Revisiting His Most Famous Work
To celebrate this anniversary, the author William Peter Blatty, now 83 years old, has returned to his original work and made
Test Your Knowledge of Literature's Greatest Bed Bug Infestations
Book Flack, Writer
In this short tale of mystery and imagination, a man is bitten by a strange gold bug, which leads to the discovery of a cryptograph revealing the location of Captain Kidd's treasure.
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A Quiet Little Thriller
Director, producer and screenwriter
It has now been 27 years since
author William Blatty published a new novel, so as the director of the film derived from that novel, I chose to interview him about it.
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