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The Resource The exorcist, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin

The exorcist, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin

Label
The exorcist
Title
The exorcist
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother's frantic resolve to save her, and two priests, one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith, joined in battling ultimate evil. The extended director's cut includes over ten minutes of footage deleted before the film's 1973 release
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1973: Best Sound (Robert Knudson, Christopher Newman;and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, William Peter Blatt.
  • Golden Globes, 1973: Best Director, William Friedkin; Best Motion Picture (Drama); Best Screenplay (Motion Picture), William Peter Blatty; and Best Supporting Actress, Linda Blair
Cataloging source
JTE
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Exorcist (Motion picture)
  • Exorcist (Motion picture)
  • Exorcist (Motion picture)
Credits note
Executive producer, Noel Marshall ; director of photography, Owen Roizman ; editor, Norman Gay
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong language and disturbing images
Language note
Dialogue in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English for the hearing impaired, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1929-
  • 1959-
  • 1911-1976
  • 1944-
  • 1918-1973
  • 1939-2001
  • 1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blatty, William Peter
  • Friedkin, William
  • Burstyn, Ellen
  • Sydow, Max von
  • Blair, Linda
  • Cobb, Lee J.
  • Winn, Kitty
  • MacGowran, Jack
  • Miller, Jason
  • Roizman, Owen
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Demoniac possession
  • Exorcism
  • Posesión demoníaca
  • Exorcismo
  • Exorcism
  • Demoniac possession
  • French language materials
  • Spanish language materials
  • DVD videodisc
Technique
live action
Label
The exorcist, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Based on the novel by William Peter Blatty
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features include original trailers, commentary by William Friedkin; TV and radio spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The fear of God : the making of the Exorcist" (75 min.) ; 3 original trailers, commentary and a new introduction by William Friedkin
  • Music included in film. Kanon for orchestra and tape ; Cello concerto ; String quartet (1960) ; Polymorphia (Orchestra of the Cracow Philharmonia ; Henryk Czyz, conductor) ; Devils of Loudon (Hamburg State Opera ; Marek Janowski, conductor) / Krzysztof Penderecki -- Fantasia for strings / Hans Werner Henze -- (Tutti) Threnody I: Night of the electric insects / George Crumb -- Fliessend, äusserst zart from five pieces for orchestra, op. 10 / Anton Webern -- Beginnings (from the wind harp) -- Tubular bells / Mike Oldfield -- Study no. 1 ; Study no. 2 / David Borden -- Quiet village / Les Baxter
Control code
ocn668448143
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Extended director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9781419888168
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929101436
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000032565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)668448143
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The exorcist, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Based on the novel by William Peter Blatty
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1973
  • Special features include original trailers, commentary by William Friedkin; TV and radio spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The fear of God : the making of the Exorcist" (75 min.) ; 3 original trailers, commentary and a new introduction by William Friedkin
  • Music included in film. Kanon for orchestra and tape ; Cello concerto ; String quartet (1960) ; Polymorphia (Orchestra of the Cracow Philharmonia ; Henryk Czyz, conductor) ; Devils of Loudon (Hamburg State Opera ; Marek Janowski, conductor) / Krzysztof Penderecki -- Fantasia for strings / Hans Werner Henze -- (Tutti) Threnody I: Night of the electric insects / George Crumb -- Fliessend, äusserst zart from five pieces for orchestra, op. 10 / Anton Webern -- Beginnings (from the wind harp) -- Tubular bells / Mike Oldfield -- Study no. 1 ; Study no. 2 / David Borden -- Quiet village / Les Baxter
Control code
ocn668448143
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Extended director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9781419888168
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929101436
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000032565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)668448143
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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