Friedkin's THE EXORCIST Original Movie Poster * Linda Blair * 27" x 40" Rare 1973 Mint Condition. Large Wall Size : 27" inches wide by 40" inches high. Original Official Release One Sheet Poster for the December 26th 1973 U.S. Release of " The Exorcist " directed by William Friedkin. The Exorcist is a 1973 American horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism case of Roland Doe, deals with the demonic possession of a 12-year-old girl and her mother's desperate attempts to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests. The film features Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, and (in voice only) Mercedes McCambridge. It is one of a cycle of "demonic child" films produced from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s, including Rosemary's Baby and The Omen. The Exorcist was released theatrically in the United States by Warner Bros. on December 26, 1973. The film earned 10 Academy Award nominations, winning two (Best Sound Mixing and Best Adapted Screenplay), and losing Best Picture to The Sting. It became one of the highest-grossing films of all time, grossing over $441 million worldwide. It is also the first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture. The film has had a significant influence on popular culture. It was named the scariest film of all time by Entertainment Weekly and Movies.com, and by viewers of AMC in 2006, and was No. 3 on Bravo's The 100 Scariest Movie Moments. In 2010, the Library of Congress selected the film to be preserved as part of its National Film Registry. In 2003, it was placed at No. 2 in the U.K.'s Channel 4 " The 100 Greatest Scary Moments ". This Original Poster is Printed in Brilliant Razor-sharp 6 color production on thick advertising poster stock paper. Beautiful , Rare , The Exorcist Collectors item from a much heralded horror classic. Ready for framing , or simply hang as is. Great for a Living Room , Entertainment Room , Den or Office. *NOTE : this Original Poster is a Pre-folded poster that has been gently folded as most all original film posters were during that period. * Will be carefully packed flat between heavy board in a heavy duty envelope and shipped Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation / Tracking. This Original Poster is in Mint Pristine Condition. Please email with any questions before purchasing if you are unsure about something. We ONLY accept Money Orders , Cashiers Checks or U.S. Cash as payment ( we do NOT accept personal checks or online payment at all ). Please email about local pick-up , we are located in NYC in Times Square. All International Customers MUST email us before purchasing this item.