Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Miami News, June 1977.

The review in The Miami News was not favorable. The reviewer, Jon Marlowe, accused Friedkin of “using his camera like a mop — soaking up the grime and filth and sweltering heat of the South American town where our four … Continue reading

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Japanese program.

Here’s the back cover and one spread from the Japanese program for the retitled Sorcerer (Wages Of Fear).

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Interview: Roy Scheider, New York TImes, 1977.

Roy Scheider: “What I did in Sorcerer makes Jaws look like a picnic… The stuntmen complained because the principals were doing all the stunts, but that’s the way Billy Friedkin makes movies. The most dangerous scene I’ve ever shot was … Continue reading

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William Friedkin discusses Sorcerer on Reddit.

Here’s a piece of an interview from June that appeared on evanrichards.com. (Richards compiled Friedkin’s responses from some time spent on Reddit.com.) What was your hardest movie to shoot? William Friedkin: Sorcerer: difficult to cast, to budget, and to shoot. … Continue reading

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Reminder: Sorcerer is a Seventies film.

To me, Sorcerer seems every bit as fresh and exciting as it did back in the summer of 1977. There’s not much in it to date it, aside from a lapel or two, when you think about it. But here’s … Continue reading

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