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That Time The Exorcist Opened in Omaha

The line for the opening of The Exorcist in Omaha

World-Herald staff writer Micah Mertes has put together a fascinating collection of the Omaha newspaper’s clippings surrounding The Exorcist’s opening in 1974. The Exorcist was a hot topic at the time with critical praise, religious outcry and public curiosity making headlines. Originally scheduled to open in March 1974, the film …

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Article: William Peter Blatty and Owen Roizman revisit THE EXORCIST for Rue Morgue Magazine

In their latest issue, Canadian publication Rue Morgu Magazine have featured interviews with author William Peter Blatty and cinematographer Owen Roizman as they revisit their experiences on The Exorcist. The article has been superbly written by John W. Bowen and has kindly been scanned and shared via Blatty-dedicated website The Ninth Configuration, …

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First Exorcist Blu-ray special feature revealed

Picture this: Director of The Exorcist William Friedkin casually strolls through the primary locations of Georgetown, discussing elements of the classic horror film with its author and creator William Peter Blatty. Sounds pretty neat, doesn’t it! The tour is being shot in February 2009 specifically to appear on the much-anticipated …

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