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About Toby

I'm a writer. And a dad. And a husband. And a record collector. And a movie geek (if the movies are old). And I really wish I had a hot rod.

Sorcerer Opening, Germany.

Here’s a few minutes of the beginning of the German cut of Sorcerer, with the title Artemlos Vor Agnst (Wages Of Fear). You can see how the film begins in South America. The characters’ backstories are handled through flashbacks later … Continue reading

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Trailers From Hell: Sorcerer.

Josh Olson nails the whole Sorcerer thing on Trailers From Hell.

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Czech Titles.

Here’s a peak at the titles of the recut version of Sorcerer, called Wages Of Fear, taken from a Czech print of the film.

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Reissue of the Sorcerer soundtrack coming!

Tangerine Dream’s score for Sorcerer is being reissued on vinyl by Waxworks Records. “Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the complete Sorcerer soundtrack by Tangerine Dream, re-mastered from the original source audio, and pressed to 180 gram “Rainforest Green and Black” … Continue reading

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Early, maybe first, draft screenplay.

Here’s the cover of a very early draft of the Sorcerer script from 1976.

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41 years ago.

On June 24, 1977, at a few minutes after 7 (allowing for trailers and stuff), this is what I was looking at.

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The Wages Of Fear Paperback Cover.

When Avon published a paperback edition of Arnaud’s The Wages Of Fear in 1968, this is the terrific cover they gave it. The cover painting was by Roger Kastel.

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Sorcerer Heads Back To London.

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Friedkin And Sorcerer In Sight And Sound Magazine.

William Friedkin discusses the 40th anniversary of Sorcerer in the December 2017 issue of Sight And Sound. Check your local newsstand.

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Sorcerer on Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers Podcast.

Sorcerer will be the subject of the next episode of the podcast Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers. It’s gonna be great. Be sure to check it out.

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