Monday, September 22, 2014
Television and Cinema Verities: William Girdler Edition
"Manitou was something that had never been done before. So I did it. It's a cross between 'The Exorcist' and 'Star Wars.' It has a lot of shock in it as well. I'm a director who believes a lot in the instant shock theory…”
- The late director William Girdler discusses his last film, The Manitou (1978) with Starlog Magazine, in 1978.