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9 April 2021, 11:07 | Updated: 9 April 2021, 15:18
This cover of Mike Oldfield’s ‘Tubular Bells’ is nightmare fuel.
Prepare to get goosebumps...
Let’s not forget, this was the film that famously had moviegoers fainting and hysterically vomiting back in 1973, or so they say.
But funnily enough, when Friedkin was looking for someone to score the horror he first approached Bernard Herrmann, who wanted to record the music in a medieval church which had an “amazing organ and beautiful acoustics”.
The director’s reaction? “A church organ for The Exorcist? I don’t think so.”
We think you might’ve missed a trick with that one, Friedkin...