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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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Clothes Encounter Of The Third Kind.

Pardon the horrible pun in the subject. Here’s Steven Spielberg hard at work on Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977), wearing a Sorcerer t-shirt. Thanks to Leif Jonker for sending this.

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Sorcerer and The Simpsons.

Here’s a screen grab from a fourth-season episode of The Simpsons called “Mr. Plow.” In it, Homer Simpson starts a snowplowing business. In one sequence, he drives along a treacherous mountain road and crosses a rickety suspension bridge, with several … Continue reading

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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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You shoulda been there.

Been meaning to post this for some time. This was the January 2011 screening of a newly-struck 35mm print of Sorcerer — before all the trouble started. And on the subject line, I shoulda been there, too.

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Screening: Sorcerer at Deauville Festival Of Amercan Film.

A reliable source — namely, William Friedkin’s Twitter thing — indicates that a new print of Sorcerer will be shown at the Deauville Festival Of American Film as part of a tribute to the director, September 1-3. Mr. Friedkin will … Continue reading

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