Marcel Vercoutere, SFX Guru on The Exorcist Dies

by Rob Caprilozzi

We pass along sad news today as the L.A. Times is reporting that Marcel Vercoutere, the special effects innovator who made Linda Blair's head spin in the classic 1973 horror film The Exorcist, died April 13 at his home in Burbank. He was 87.

The groundbreaking special effects in this classic horror film still stand strong, a true testament to the crew.

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