Category Archives: Newspaper ads

37 years ago and about 10 miles away.

On this day in 1977, my dad and I attended the 7PM showing of Sorcerer at the Valley Twin in Raleigh, North Carolina (about 10 miles from my home). Went again about a week later with my best friend James. … Continue reading

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Not coming to a theater near you. Not yet, anyway.

Heard from the manager of one of our local theaters — for the last several years, he’s organized a terrific ongoing revival series. Recently, as in just the other day, he contacted Paramount about bringing Sorcerer to town. Turns out, … Continue reading

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Spanish newspaper ad.

Google says the title, Carga Maldita, translates to “Damn Load.”  

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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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