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William Peter Blatty

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Well, the research into it affected me. And the novel, it very much strengthened my faith.

— William Peter Blatty

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I'd sold the book first. Actually to a paperback publisher. I had nothing. I just had the idea.

— William Peter Blatty

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And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence.

— William Peter Blatty

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Bantam Press. And they commissioned me to write it. And when that was completed, they sold it to Harper and Row. And then I put it out to every movie studio in town. And they all turned it down.

— William Peter Blatty

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Horror does not interest me, and so I know little of its practicioners, old or current.

— William Peter Blatty

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I didn't read The Haunting of Hill House until sometime early in the 1990's.

— William Peter Blatty

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I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination - that's when I watch my movies.

— William Peter Blatty

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With forty years to think about it a few little changes were inevitable -- plus one new character in a totally new very spooky scene. A short critical essay on Blatty's work can be found in S. This is the version I would like to be remembered for.

He is also featured in the upcoming 2013 Smoke And Mirrors anthology featuring the teleplay "Hell Hospital" and the treatment "Faith". The novel The Exorcist written in 1971 is his magnum opus; he also penned the subsequent screenplay version of the film for which he won an Academy Award.

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