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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, (videorecording)

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

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
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
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
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 French or Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E96 2010
PerformerNote
Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1932-
  • 1929-
  • 1911-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blair, Linda
  • Blatty, William Peter
  • Friedkin, William
  • Burstyn, Ellen
  • Sydow, Max von
  • Cobb, Lee J.
  • Blatty, William Peter
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Demoniac possession
  • Exorcism
Target audience
adult
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn668448143
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9781419888168
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HORROR 791.43616 EXORCIST ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD049, #2, 10@14.99, LAP/DDG]
Other control number
883929101436
Other physical details
sd., col.
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 5.1 and stereo
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn668448143
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9781419888168
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HORROR 791.43616 EXORCIST ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD049, #2, 10@14.99, LAP/DDG]
Other control number
883929101436
Other physical details
sd., col.
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 5.1 and stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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