Introducing THE SYNCHRONIZER: A new sub-blog to Behind The Exorcist which will cover the many sequels, prequels, rip-offs, parodies, and other content relating to the Exorcist franchise.This comes as The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology box set is released on Blu-ray, containing all the sequels and prequels for the very first time in high-definition along with both versions of the original classic.As per usual, Behind The Exorcist will continue to bring you posts solely focused on William Peter Blatty’s original story."Come fly the teeth of the wind…"

Introducing THE SYNCHRONIZER: A new sub-blog to Behind The Exorcist which will cover the many sequels, prequels, rip-offs, parodies, and other content relating to the Exorcist franchise.

This comes as The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology box set is released on Blu-ray, containing all the sequels and prequels for the very first time in high-definition along with both versions of the original classic.

As per usual, Behind The Exorcist will continue to bring you posts solely focused on William Peter Blatty’s original story.

"Come fly the teeth of the wind…"

16 October, 201413 notes

Linda Blair screen tests the prosthetic chest piece created by make-up artist Dick Smith on the set of The Exorcist.

16 October, 2014120 notes
William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of The Exorcist during filming of a deleted scene in which Regan hears “funny noises” in her bedroom.

William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of The Exorcist during filming of a deleted scene in which Regan hears “funny noises” in her bedroom.

12 October, 201485 notes

Images from make-up artist Dick Smith’s copy of The Exorcist script with continuity Polaroids attached to their corresponding scenes. These shots in particular show the progression of Linda Blair’s demonic make-up as the fresh, bloody cuts become a pattern of gangrenous sores.

7 October, 2014330 notes

Director William Friedkin talks William O’Malley and Jason Miller through a rehearsal on location at Georgetown University.

25 September, 201427 notes
"So on the one hand we’ve got a witchcraft kind of murder and on the other hand a black mass type desecration in the church…"

"So on the one hand we’ve got a witchcraft kind of murder and on the other hand a black mass type desecration in the church…"

20 September, 201443 notes
William Friedkin directs Linda Blair in a deleted scene from The Exorcist, in which Regan hears “funny noises” in her bedroom whilst looking for a dress. This is the first of two similar scenes cut from the original workprint of the film which author, screenwriter and producer William Peter Blatty preferred over the theatrical cut.

William Friedkin directs Linda Blair in a deleted scene from The Exorcist, in which Regan hears “funny noises” in her bedroom whilst looking for a dress. This is the first of two similar scenes cut from the original workprint of the film which author, screenwriter and producer William Peter Blatty preferred over the theatrical cut.

14 August, 201450 notes
Director William Friedkin chats with actor Jason Miller and Rev. Thomas Bermingham (who served as both actor and technical adviser) on the set of The Exorcist.For this scene, shot on location at The Tombs bar & restaurant in Georgetown, Friedkin and cinematographer Owen Roizman took inspiration from Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, using lighting on the actors similar to that of Rembrandt’s famous portraits.

Director William Friedkin chats with actor Jason Miller and Rev. Thomas Bermingham (who served as both actor and technical adviser) on the set of The Exorcist.

For this scene, shot on location at The Tombs bar & restaurant in Georgetown, Friedkin and cinematographer Owen Roizman took inspiration from Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, using lighting on the actors similar to that of Rembrandt’s famous portraits.

13 August, 201442 notes

January 08, 1974: Waiting for hours in below freezing temperatures, Toronto moviegoers line up in record numbers to see The Exorcist at the University Theatre on Bloor St.

10 August, 20141,417 notes
1 2 3 4 5
BUY THE EXORCIST: THE COMPLETE ANTHOLOGY ON BLU-RAY