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Comments from Linda Blair at age 15

Our dear friend Sof continues uploading teasers of rare footage she has in stock, bless her! While we wait for the complete A&E Bio to arrive and be uploaded to CaptainHowdy.com, enjoy this short video of Linda Blair at age 15 talking about the misunderstanding by the public and media …

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Rare footage collection in one video clip

1st AD Terrence Donnelly in test footage

A long-time supporter of The Exorcist Fansite, Sofia (aka lunuso_) recently posted this collection of rare footage from The Exorcist to share with fans. I thought it would be nice to post here as we prepare to approach Warner Brothers to help us compile a definitive collector edition of The …

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French & Saunders spoof The Exorcist

Comedy actresses Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders collaborate on a comedy sketch show (appropriately named French & Saunders) which airs sporadically on the UK’s BBC. It started in 1987 and one of their earliest episodes featured a spoof of The Exorcist. I recall seeing images of this spoof a while …

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The Beginning 101: Hyena Storyboards

Those with a keen interest in the filmmaking process might be interested in a recent find by The Exorcist Fansite long-timer Justy. He recently posted a link to a series of storyboards used for Exorcist: The Beginning. They were found on Renny Harlin‘s official website (yes, he has an official …

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SEYTAN on DVD with English audio

Turkey did it all backwards. First, instead of dubbing The Exorcist in their native tongue and releasing it locally, they ingeniously came up with their own demonic possession flick – called ‘Seytan‘. This film was just about a scene-for-scene remake of The Exorcist for the Turkish audience and became a …

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Some MAD scans from the 70’s

Blizzi has come through yet again, providing plenty of stuffing for the Articles and Rare Images sections of The Exorcist Fansite; offering the goods upfront on the Fan Forums. The most priceless addition to the growing collection has to be the classic MAD spoof of The Exorcist in their 1974 …

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Friedkin gets the horror ‘Bug’ all over again

If they haven’t already, fans of the directorial work of William Friedkin might want to check out his latest addition to horror – ‘Bug‘ for Lion’s Gate films.  The official website is here where you can check out images and watch the trailer. Bug stars Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon and …

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Easter gift #2: Photoplay article, May 1974

Special thanks to merrin who kindly scanned pages from his quickly degrading Photoplay magazine of May 1974, which features one of the most interesting Exorcist articles ever assembled. Constructed just months after the release of the film in the U.S., the article features some great interviews/comments from cast and crew, …

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