Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sorcerer goes BAM!

The legally-untangled Sorcerer makes its return on May 2 at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) as part of its William Friedkin retrospective called “Friedkin 70s.” Mr. Friedkin will answer questions following the film and sign copies of his book, … Continue reading

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The Wrap says Friedkin says Sorcerer’s on its way!

TheWrap reported today — “William Friedkin’s Sorcerer — a film that fell victim to shifting tastes when it opened more than three decades ago — will be remastered and released in theaters and for the first time on Blu-ray, the director … Continue reading

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Joie Chitwood as Jackie Scanlon.

From an article (picked up from the Sorcerer pressbook, I suspect) that appeared in the Henderson Home News on September 27, 1977 — “In a deserted industrial area in Elizabeth, New Jersey, 12 identical automobiles were ‘totaled’ to create a spectacular auto … Continue reading

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Sorcerer update.

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The other Sorcerer soundtrack.

Someone who worked on Sorcerer must’ve had a copy of Keith Jarrett’s Hymns/Spheres. Recorded in 1976 at the Benedictine Abbey in Ottobeuren, West Germany, Hymns/Spheres is a double LP of solo improvisations on the Karl Joseph Riepp “Trinity” Baroque pipe organ. … Continue reading

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French lobby card.

Here’s a French lobby card from Le Convoi De La Peur. That’s Bruno Cremer and the back of Ramon Bieri’s head. You know, there are some really cool hats in this film.

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The Sorcerer art collection #4.

While Sorcerer was in production, Charles Bludhorn was chairman of Gulf & Western, the parent company of Paramount. G&W, thanks to Bludhorn, had extensive interests in the Dominican Republic. Walon Green: “[Friedkin] put Bludhorn’s picture on the wall in the office in … Continue reading

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