10 Scary Facts About the Exorcist Movie You Never Knew

The Exorcist(1973) is the scariest movie of its time and all times. Might not be scary to you now but when it came in the 1970's it scared the hell out of people at that time. This article brings out some hideous facts about Exorcist movie most of you were unaware of. So, check out some amazing incidents about top terrible movie of the decade. Here are 10 Real Paranormal Facts About The Movie Exorcist You Had Never Known:

1) Nine people died during the making of "The Exorcist".

2) The set for the McNeil home burned down during a studio fire. The only room that remained untouched was Regan's bedroom.

3)The original trailer, featuring a series of flashing black and white images, was banned from many theaters for being "too frightening.

4)The evangelist Billy Graham claimed that an actual demon lived inside the celluloid reels of the film.

5)Linda Blair received death threats following the release of the film because people believed she was "glorifying Satan." As a result, Warner Bros. had to hire bodyguards to accompany her for six months.

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6)Post-production for the film was done at 666 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

7)Urban legend maintains that anyone involved in the production will be cursed for life. Jack MacGowran and Vasiliki Maliaros, who play Burke the director and Karras' mother respectively, both died before the film's release. They are also the two characters who die during the course of the film.

8)Linda Blair had a Mental breakdown during the Filming of the movie, She had nightmares for months and was blessed by a priest.

9) It caused widespread hysteria when released. Reports of fainting, people being institutionalized, and
at least one miscarriage.

10)Some deaths during the movie: Linda Blair’s grandfather died, Max Von Sydow’s brother died, A night watchman died, A special effects expert died and a cameraman’s newborn baby.

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