The Exorcist Screenplay for the 21st Century
- Author: William Peter Blatty
- Artist: Vincent Chong
- Page Count: 250
- Pub. Date: April 10, 2018
- Status: Out of Print
The Exorcist Screenplay for the Twenty-First Century
by William Peter Blatty
About the Book:
The Exorcist Screenplay for the 21st Century is William Peter Blatty's return to his classic work of horror, The Exorcist.
And Jesus said to the man
who was possessed,
"What is your name?"
And the man said,
for we are many..."
Whether you're a fan of Blatty's classic novel or the movie adaptation that changed how moviegoers experienced dread in the theater, this presentation of his new original mini-series screenplay is a chance to revisit one of the most talked about stories of the twentieth century in a brand new way!
Published as a Signed Hardcover Limited Edition:
• Limited to just 775 signed and numbered copies
• Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Bound in full-cloth with colored head and tail bands
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Printed and bound with full-color endpapers
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Wrapped in a full-color dust jacket
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• No Retail Price, Printed Exclusively for the Cemetery Dance Book Club 2014
Praise for The Exorcist:
"Read the book! It's an experience you will never forget."
— St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"You will read it, if you're wise, with every light on in the house and every light on in your brain."
— Los Angeles magazine
"There are not many readers who will be unmoved."
— The New York Times Book Review
"A powerful, astonishing book."
William Peter Blatty is the author of The Exorcist, The Ninth Configuration, Legion, Elsewhere, many other books and numerous screenplays.
In 2009, Cemetery Dance published a special hardcover edition of his classic haunted house novella, Elsewhere. The signed editions are sold out, but the trade edition is now in its second printing.
Cemetery Dance #62 was a William Peter Blatty special issue and it featured three original contributions by Blatty: "Epilogue: The Exorcist" and "Prologue to Exorcist III: Legion", which were "lost" sections of the screenplays of those movies, and "Terry and the Werewolf", an original short story Blatty wrote in the 1960s that never saw print. Also in the issue was an excerpt of a career spanning interview conducted by Cemetery Dance Managing Editor Brian James Freeman and "An Invitation To The Dance, Legion: Exorcist III" by Kealan Patrick Burke. The cover artwork was painted by Les Edwards.
In 2010, Cemetery Dance published The Exorcist and Legion in one special volume. Featuring two classic William Peter Blatty novels in one beautiful volume for the first-time ever, this oversized deluxe special edition is a must-have for any collector of horror. This incredible collector's edition included original B&W artwork by acclaimed artist Keith Minnion and the entire career spanning interview conducted by Cemetery Dance Managing Editor Brian James Freeman, covering Blatty's life and career from the 1950s to the present.