Friday, January 13, 2017

William Peter Blatty, R. I. P.

William Peter Blatty dead aged 89 as tributes pour in for The Exorcist author: The writer won the Oscar in 1973 for his screenplay, based on his own book that was published in 1971 which told the story of a child possessed by a demon.

4 comments:

Mike Doran said...

Interesting how the obits and tributes seem to have forgotten John Goldfarb, Please Come Home ...

Well, that was the first time I heard of William Peter Blatty, anyway.

Bill Crider said...

I have a copy of that one.

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

I also read his LEGION.

"Why you do this to me, Dimmy?"

RIP

August West said...

The book and the film scared the crap out of me.