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    The Exorcist original archive of (1,800+) negatives of production and behind-the-scenes images. (Warner Bros., 1973) This vintage original large production archive remains intact and comprises (1,800+) camera negatives contained in 10-original envelopes and sleeves from pre-production of this iconic and historical supernatural horror film. Envelopes 1-4 contain the sequences (630+ exposures), which focus on set construction, design and decoration. These include the building of "Regan's" (Linda Blair) first bedroom set with camera rigging and the second enclosed set with special freezer unit to create the effect of visible breath in the cold, the preparation of the bedroom effects and rehearsal of the levitating scenes with Linda Blair (Envelope 4). Envelopes 5 and 6 contain (450+ exposures) portraits of "Father Karras'" (Jason Miller) "Mother" (Vasiliki Maliaros) with sequences of Jason Miller boxing and training in the gym, including the film used portrait which appears framed on Mrs. Karras' parlor table. Envelopes 7-10 contain (730+ exposures) private scenes during pre-production with writer William Peter Blatty, Linda Blair and Ellen Burstyn ("Chris MacNeil"), with extended sequences in a private residence, playing tennis or sailing. Other subjects found in the archive include, director William Friedkin, Father William O'Malley ("Father Dyer"), Seminary exterior sets, church altar, the unforgettable Virgin Mary statue, performance and FX rehearsals, behind the scenes imagery and more. Containing many unpublished images. Interested bidders are encouraged to view this lot in person by appointment at our offices.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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