Episode 61: Dick Smith – The Exorcist (1973) & The Sentinel (1977)

We return to the Hallowed Halls of horror to celebrate the work of Dick Smith with two hellish films – one classic (The Exorcist) and one cult classic (The Sentinel)!

Sources

Dick Smith

Movie Magic: Dick Smith

Jordu Schell interviews Dick Smith Part 1 and Part 2

Dick Smith, Oscar Winning Make Up Artist Dies at 92” by William Yardley, The New York Times

The Exorcist (1973)

Director’s commentary, William Friedkin

Writer’s commentary, William Peter Blatty

“The Fear of God: The Making of the Exorcist”, 25th Anniversary DVD edition

The Exorcist: Cultural Impact

The Exorcist: 10 Creepy Details From the Scariest Movie Ever Made” by Anthony Breznican, Entertainment Weekly

13 Great Movie Posters You Didn’t Know Were Inspired by Famous Artworks” by Dicte Houmoller

The Sentinel (1977)

Satan at the Door: The Sinister Events Surrounding The Sentinel” by Jeffrey Konvitz, The Lineup

The Sentinel: Hell on the 5th Floor” by Donato Totaro, Off Screen

Since You’ve Been Gone: An Interview with Cristina Raines“, Hill Place Blog

In Defense of Michael Winner’s The Sentinel” by Chris Alexander, Comingsoon.net

The Horrors of New York: On The Sentinel” by Caryn Coleman, Comingsoon.net

Edgar Wright on The Sentinel, Trailers From Hell

Show Info:

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