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story behind The Exorcist

Peter Travers

story behind The Exorcist

by Peter Travers

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Exorcist (Motion picture)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPeter Travers and Stephanie Reiff.
    ContributionsReiff, Stephanie, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.E95 T7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5071074M
    ISBN 10051751656X
    LC Control Number74080297

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William Peter Blatty’s novel THE EXORCIST (), later adapted into a film by William Friedkin insparked an intense curiosity in the world of demonic possession.

Exorcisms were rarely practiced before the novel, and film brought the practice to the main stage. The story behind The Exorcist Hardcover – January 1, by Peter Travers (Author)/5(2). Written in the immediate aftermath of The Exorcist's phenomenally successful first release, Travers' and Reiff's book is a genuinely impressive example of film reporting as opposed to the kind of uninspired theorising and half-hearted press release cut-and-paste that passes for much of /5(2).

In THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE EXORCIST, author Mark Opsasnick intrepidly investigates such true-life Washington, D.C. horror legends as the Haunted Boy, UFO contactee Tom Monteleone, the Luzo-Brazilian Black Magic Cult, the Ghost of Story behind The Exorcist book Bridge, and /5(4).

If you're looking for a book loaded with behind-the-scenes facts about the making of The Exorcist, you might be disappointed with this book.

There is some new information and fun facts about the movie, but there is also a lot of filler about movie making-history and technique/5(3).

The Real Story Behind the Exorcist book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE EXORCIST, author Mark Opsa /5.

The True Story Of Roland Doe That Inspired ‘The Exorcist’ A Troubled Boy. This story, the true story of The Exorcist, begins in the late s in suburban Washington, D.C. with a More Help Arrives For Roland Doe. A cousin of the family was Written: Inthe movie 'The Exorcist' became a sensation in the United States; when adjusted for inflation it is the ninth highest grossing film in American history.

The story described is fiction, but the idea of writing that book came from a real case of exorcism that Blatty heard at the time of the university. Blatty’s original idea was to describe the true story of that exorcism in the book, and for this purpose he came into contact with the exorcist who performed the ritual, Father Raymond Bishop, who said he was willing to help him.5/5(2).

"The Exorcist" was based on the novel of the same name by William Peter Blatty, which was in turn inspired by the exorcism case of Roland Doe, Author: Bryan Enk. The Exorcist was based on the story of a 13 year-old boy named Robbie. In January ofRobbie lived in Maryland with his family and was very fond of his aunt.

His aunt and he began to play the ouija board together. A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother's terminal sickness.

The “real story” behind The Exorcist is a long and complicated one, but I’ll give the short version and direct readers to all the gory (and not-so-gory) details for further reading. There are a number of “this is the REAL story” accounts out there; most of them are simply rehashed and poorly researched books and articles looking to cash in on the film’s success.

The Real Story Behind "The Exorcist" One of the most famous movies set in Washington is The Exorcist, the tale of a Roman Catholic priest's struggle to save a year-old girl named Regan (Linda Blair) from demonic possession, which transfixed theater.

The true story behind ‘The Exorcist’ although the story was originally published on August in the Washington Post. In fact, that’s where William Peter Blatty got the idea for his : Alvaro Real. The Director of Evil (as Friedkin was referred to afterwards) drew the story of The Exorcist from William Peter Blatty’s novel, and Blatty produced the movie and collaborating even in the screenplay.

Blatty’s book, published inwas based on a true story: an alleged demonic possession occurred in in Cottage City, in Maryland.5/5(1). The exorcist, p.1 at an angle, almost colliding with a swiftly moving droshky. Its cab bore a corpulent old Arab woman, her face a shadow behind the black lace veil draped loosely over her like a shroud.

was squatting on the ground in meditation. Finally, she thought she had seen him levitate, though when recounting the story to someone Reviews:   Directed by William Friedkin, and starring Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller, The Exorcist tells the story of Regan a young.

Exorcism The Story Behind the Exorcist. InWilliam Peter Blatty's novel The Exorcist became a world-wide sensation. Two years later, the movie based on the novel became one of the most influential horror movies of all times.

It was banned by the Catholic and Anglican Church, and caused controversy in many cities where it played. Bowdern's exorcism had been the inspiration for the true story of this possession, told in Possessed, is based on a diary kept by a Jesuit priest assisting Father Bowdern. The diary, the most complete account of an exorcism since the Middle Ages, is published for the first time in this revised edition of Possessed/5(99).

It’s the book that remained on The New York Times bestseller list for over a year. It’s the film that became the first horror to be nominated for the Best Picture ’s William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist! So say a prayer, and let’s see if the power of Christ compels me to choose a winner The Story.The story behind the film The Exorcist.

In thirteen year old Ronald Edwin Hunkeler went to Saint Louis to stay with his grandmother for the summer. During this time Ronald and his grandmother began to play with an OUIJA board which they considered “Harmless fun!” Ronald was an only child and so relied on his relatives to be his playmates.It is the first installment in The Exorcist film series, and follows the demonic possession of a year-old girl and her mother's attempt to rescue her through an exorcism conducted by two priests.

Although the book had been a bestseller, Blatty, who produced, and Friedkin, his Music by: Jack Nitzsche.