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I've kind of talked that one to death, really. I've been asked that so many times that I feel the record should be straight already. The genesis of it came from an article in The L.A. Times: When we were shooting the practical location on the house, the first two weeks of filming were exterior, so I had second-unit shots that had to be picked up in the front of the house. I was in the back of the...
Was originally offered the script for Steven Spielberg
's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
(1982) but turned it down. Spielberg then suggested Hooper direct Poltergeist
(1982), a project he had written himself and had planned on directing. Hooper took the job and Spielberg himself directed "E.T.".