Deadly Blessing/Fun Facts

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< Deadly Blessing
  • Susan Buckner and Douglas Barr were both in the same TV series, When the Whistle Blows, before going on to this film.
  • Wes Craven tried to persuade Sharon Stone to film the spider scene by holding the creature himself. Still unconvinced, she requested that its teeth be removed. Despite crew knowledge that this would make it incredibly difficult for the spider to feed, the operation was performed and Stone agreed to continue.
  • When Jeff East meets Susan Buckner in town, the marquee at the theatre shows the title "Summer of Fear" (aka Stranger in Our House), a made-for-TV movie by Wes Craven in which East also starred.
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