It features a foreword by William Peter Blatty and an fascinating introduction by BBC Radio One's Mark Kermode - a world renowned expert on Blatty's work. This screenplay has never previously been published.
It features a foreword by William Peter Blatty and an fascinating introduction by BBC Radio One's Mark Kermode - a world renowned expert on Blatty's work. Some years after the release of The Exorcist William Peter Blatty decided to direct his own adaptation of his novel Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane. This is the complete and unabridged screenplay of the film and includes extensive annotations from the author.
The Ninth Configuration. The Ninth Configuration. Blatty William Peter, Kermode Mark. EPUB FB2 PDF TXT RTF. Converted file can differ from the original. If possible, download the file in its original format. For the purposes of this story, I have taken some liberties with the facts; there are, for example, neither psychiatrists nor medical officers in the United States Marine Corps. He sipped at the Scotch and coffee and grimaced; then he picked up a stack of folders from his desk and stepped out into the great main hall of the mansion.
An Academy Award winner for his screenplay for The Exorcist, Blatty is not only the author of one of the most terrifying novels ever written, but, paradoxically, also cowrote the screenplay for the hilarious Inspector Clouseau film, A Shot in the Dark.
The Ninth Configuration (also known as Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane) is a 1980 American psychological drama film written, produced and directed by William Peter Blatty, in his directorial debut. It is based on Blatty's novel The Ninth Configuration (1978), which was itself a reworking of an earlier version of the novel, first published as Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane! in 1966.
Imaginary introduction of William Peter Blatty by William Peter Blatty . And even as someone who is completely detached from religion, I find that The Ninth Configuration has much more to say about theological grappling than all 161 minutes of Scorsese's Silence
Imaginary introduction of William Peter Blatty by William Peter Blatty: Hi, I’m William Peter Blatty and I Directed two movies, ten years apart, and they’re both awesome. I also wrote The Exorcist, so fuck you. And even as someone who is completely detached from religion, I find that The Ninth Configuration has much more to say about theological grappling than all 161 minutes of Scorsese's Silence. Plus it includes a character who is adapting Shakespeare plays for dogs ("It's a labour of love, but damn it, someone has to do it!"). William Peter Blatty.
The Ninth Configuration book . Start by marking The Ninth Configuration as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Before he wrote The Exorcist, William Peter Blatty wrote three comic novels, this one being the last and, I can only hope (not having read the others), the worst. Yet I feel pretty confident in saying it is the most interesting of the three. What makes it bad are the characters: they're all insane.
Extras (of which there are tons of) are underway and will be announced at a date in Late Summer, Early Fall. But I think this misapprehension might well be traceable to Mark Kermode, who long ago named The Exorcist, The Ninth Configuration and Legion "The Trilogy of Faith. From the Press Release
The Ninth Configuration. by William Peter Blatty · Mark Kermode. Bestselling author William Peter Blatty warms our hearts with a funny yet deeply moving nostalgic tale of memory, mystery. The Ninth Configuration is set in a remote castle which the US government is using as a military asylum. A Marine Corps psychiatrist with a crisis of faith encourages his patients to enact their fantasies as part of their therapy. However, he proves himse. New York, 1941: Joey El Bueno is just a smart-aleck kid, confounding the nuns and bullies at St. Stephen’s schoo. by William Peter Blatty.
Published in 1967 and then extensively revised in 1978, The Ninth Configuration is a fascinating look at madness, philosophy, and the nature of religious belief. Both The Ninth Configuration and Twinkle, Twinkle 'Killer' Kane have been out of print for decades, but this new edition combines both novels with a long essay by Mark Kermode.