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  1. William Peter Blatty (January 7, 1928 – January 12, 2017) was an American writer, director and producer. [1] He is best known for his 1971 novel The Exorcist, for which he won the Academy Award for the screenplay of its film adaptation and was nominated for Best Picture as its producer.

    • Early life

      Blatty was born on January 7, 1928, in New York City. He was...

    • Career

      In the late 1950s, Blatty worked as the public relations...

    • Personal life and death

      Blatty married four times and had seven children. With his...

    • Critical studies

      Studies of Blatty's work include G. S. J. Barclay's Anatomy...

    • Awards

      Awards include: 1. The Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for...

  2. William Peter Blatty (January 7, 1928 – January 12, 2017) was an American writer, screenwriter, and movie director. [1] The novel The Exorcist, written in 1971, [1] is his most well-known novel. He was the screenwriter of the movie adaptation. He won an Academy Award for it.

  3. William Peter Blatty ( Nova Iorque, 7 de janeiro de 1928 - 12 de janeiro de 2017) foi um escritor e cineasta norte-americano. O romance O Exorcista, escrito em 1971, é a sua obra mais conhecida; ele também escreveu o roteiro para a adaptação do filme, para o qual ele recebeu um Oscar, e também escreveu e dirigiu O Exorcista III .

  4. William Peter Blatty ( New York, 1928. január 7. – Bethesda, Maryland, 2017. január 12.) amerikai író, forgatókönyvíró, filmrendező, producer. Tartalomjegyzék 1 Könyvei 2 Filmjei 3 Magyarul megjelent művei 4 Díjai 5 Jegyzetek Könyvei Regények Which Way to Mecca, Jack? (1959) John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1963) I, Billy Shakespeare (1965)

    • Linda Tuero (1975. július 20. – 1980. október 6.)
    • 2017. január 12. (89 évesen), Bethesda
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    Legion is a 1983 horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty, a sequel to The Exorcist. It was adapted for the film The Exorcist III in 1990. Like The Exorcist, it involves demonic possession. The book was the focus of a court case over its exclusion from The New York Times Best Seller list. Blatty based aspects of the Gemini Killer on the...

    The title is derived from the Bible. The Gospel of Luke describes Jesus traveling in the land of Gadarenes, where he encounters a man possessed by demons

    The storyline of the novel mixes horror and whodunnit. A police detective, Lieutenant Kinderman, investigates a series of murders that have all the hallmarks of a long dead serial killer who was shot by police; the body was never recovered. The slayings have a blasphemous side to them, including a child being crucified and a priest's beheading. Kin...

    The story opens with the discovery of a twelve-year-old boy who has been murdered and crucified on a pair of rowing oars. Kinderman already sees that the boy is mutilated in a way identical to the victims of a serial killer known as the Gemini Killer, who was apparently shot to death by police twelve years previously while climbing the Golden Gate ...

    In 1983, the author William Peter Blatty sued the New York Times for $6 million, claiming that Legion had not been included in The New York Times Best Seller list either from negligence or from intentional falsehood, when it should have been included based on sales figures. The Times countered that the list was not mathematically objective but was ...

    Legion was adapted into a film, The Exorcist III, in 1990, directed by Blatty and starring George C. Scott as Lieutenant Kinderman and Brad Dourif and Jason Miller alternating as Sunlight. Both the novel and film ignore the events of the 1977 film Exorcist II: The Heretic, a theatrical sequel with which Blatty had no involvement and which he panned...

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    • 1983
  5. The Exorcist (novel) The Exorcist is a 1971 horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty. The book details the demonic possession of eleven-year-old Regan MacNeil, the daughter of a famous actress, and the two priests who attempt to exorcise the demon.

  6. Budget. $2.5 million [1] The Ninth Configuration (also known as Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane) is a 1980 American psychological drama film [2] written, produced, and directed by William Peter Blatty, in his directorial debut. The second installment in Blatty's "Faith Trilogy" after The Exorcist, it is based on Blatty's 1978 novel The Ninth ...

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