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A standoff between the author and the studio, who refused to budge over Rydell, began with Blatty eventually getting his way.
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Anne Bancroft was another choice for the part but since she was in her first month of pregnancy, she had to be dropped and the role went to Ellen Burstyn.
The search for a young actress capable of playing Regan was apparently so difficult that Friedkin claims he even considered auditioning adult dwarf actors. Pamelyn Ferdin, a veteran of science fiction and supernatural drama, was a candidate but dismissed because the producers felt she was too well-known.
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It was Friedkin who spotted Jason Miller in a Broadway play. Production of The Exorcist began on August 14, and though it was only supposed to last 85 days, it lasted for Interestingly, the last scenes of the movie to be filmed were the sequences in Iraq, which are the first you see in the movie.
In order get permission to shoot in Iraq, Friedkin not only had to take an all-British crew due to the fact that the US had no diplomatic relations with Iraq at that time but also had to spend time teaching Iraqi filmmakers advanced film techniques as well as how to make fake blood.
The bedroom set was refrigerated to capture the authentic icy breath of the actors in the exorcising scenes and Linda Blair, who was only in a flimsy nightgown, says to this day she cannot stand being cold. The refrigerated bedroom set was cooled with four air conditioners and temperatures would plunge to around 30 to 40 below zero.
It was so cold that perspiration would freeze on some of the cast and crew and once the air was saturated with moisture that a thin layer of snow fell on the set before the crew arrived for filming.
Friedkin went to some extraordinary lengths, reminiscent of D. He would also fire off guns without warning behind the actors to get the required startled effect and even went so far as to put Linda Blair and Ellen Burstyn in harnesses and have crew members yank them violently.
Both Blair and Burstyn suffered back injuries as a result; Blair was hurt when a piece of the rig broke as she was thrown about on the bed and Burstyn received a permanent spinal damage during the sequence where she is thrown away from her possessed daughter.
It only required one take.
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The vomit was supposed to hit him on the chest but the plastic tubing that sprayed the vomit accidentally misfired, hitting him in the face and the look of shock and disgust while wiping away the vomit was genuine. Actor Jason Miller, later admitted in an interview that he was very angered by this mistake.
Gonzalo Gavira was called on to create many of the special sound effects. The words were then filmed as they formed from the chemical reaction. The forming blisters were then heated with a blow dryer by special effects artist Dick Smith, causing them to deflate. His facial skin was then manually stretched as liquid latex was applied and when the latex dried, his taut skin was then released causing the film of rubber to corrugate.
The daily make-up procedure lasted three hours and was apparently the cause of much anguish for von Sydow. Meanwhile, Bridger faces prejudice because he is traveling with an Indian girl Susan Cabot ; an entertainer Yvonne De Carlo is attracted to Bridger but mistakenly believes the girl is his wife.
Meanwhile, Carey helps a woman Alexis Smith reopen the newspaper which closed after her husband disappeared while searching for the gold himself.
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Susan Cabot is the charming love interest, while Faith Domergue is surprisingly brutal as the troubled villainess. Lee Marvin shows up again, too! Army outpost, but — in a familiar plot device — problems are stirred up by others. Chandler plays a soldier who disagrees with his commanding officer John McIntire over uniting with the Seminoles against the Kiowas.
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Do give this one a look. Murphy plays a seemingly milquetoast railroad surveyor turned deputy who is dispatched by the sheriff to arrest gunslinger Whitey Kincaid Dan Duryea. The sheriff has underhanded motives, expecting that Kincaid will quickly do away with his deputy, but everyone is rather surprised when the young man proves to be a quick draw who gets his man. The interplay between the quiet and trusting Murphy — who orders water at the saloon! Movie Poster for Ride Clear of Diablo Payne is an army sergeant who knocks heads with old friend Duryea over the completion of a railroad.
The excellent script provides Payne with some wonderful sarcastic quips, and it also makes good use of history, specifically the equal rights enjoyed by women in s Wyoming. James Griffith once again shines as the anxious, scared deputy who is nonetheless loyal to Payne. Movie Poster for Rails into Laramie Mahoney is quite good as a man struggling with various issues, including his sweetheart Martha Hyerwho thought he was dead, now being engaged to his old friend; the friend is played by Lyle Bettgerwho does quite a bit with what could have been a stock villain role.
The film has a strong script by Berne Giler, and Mahoney clearly does his own stuntwork in two impressive scenes where he takes flying leaps to tackle someone, which makes the movie that much more fun to watch.