Linda Blair Speaks Out About 'The Exorcist' Aftermath
The previous kid on-screen character, who featured in the famous blood and gore movie, endured huge genuine wounds during recording. At the point when it was discharged, the first Exorcist was frightening to the point that some clueless cinemagoers wound up dropping in the theater. Things didn't go much better behind the cameras either. When shooting started in 1972, a fire tore through the arrangement of Regan MacNiel's home, causing broad harm. In an exceptional wind, the room utilized for the genuine expulsion scenes got away from sound. Entertainers Jack MacGowran and Vasiliki Maliaros both passed on not long after recording had wrapped and both Linda Blair and Max von Sydow endured the loss of close relatives during shooting.
Jason Miller's child almost passed on in a bike mishap and a few on-screen characters were harmed beginning. One of the individuals who endured injury was Linda Blair herself who, during shooting, had been lashed into an exceptional contraption intended to thrash her body around to cause her to seem had. One day during recording the binding that was intended to help her came free, leaving her thrashing around so fiercely that she cracked her lower spine and was left in anguish. Blair herself can be seen taking a stand in opposition to the occurrence in the underneath cut from new docuseries Cursed Films which investigates a portion of the narratives behind popular film curses.
The recording that was recorded at the hour of the mishap was later utilized in the genuine film.