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Friday the 13th Part 2 Movie Behind The Scenes

Making Friday the 13th Part 2

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Go behind the scenes on the 1981 Horror / Occult movie starring Amy Steel, Warrington Gillette, John Furey More Cast


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A shot of the infamous double-impalement was cut to avoid an "X" rating, yet a still of this censored shot appears on the back of the videocassette box.
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The lead character Ginny Field was named after Virginia Field, who was the production designer on both the first two Friday the 13th films.
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Steve (Stephen) Miner, a co-producer on part 1, was given the director's reigns for part 2 as Sean Cunningham (director of part 1) had no connection to this film. Though several Cunningham kin have production jobs on part 2.
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Actress Amy Steel nicked a Jason stuntman's hand with a real machete, nearly cutting off his finger.
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The production crew forgot to score a window to break on impact, and Jason actor Warrington Gilette slammed into it and bounced off it, slightly injured.
That story about John Furey quitting is 100rong. I asked Stu Charno (Ted) about this and he confirmed it is not true.



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