The Burning/Fun Facts
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Fisher Stevens (Short Circuit), and Holly Hunter (Raising Arizona) all made their feature film debuts in The Burning.
- Tom Savini passed on doing the special effects for Friday The 13th Part 2 to do the special effects for The Burning.
- The concept of the film is based on a campfire story told at summer camps in and around New Jersey and upstate New York. The story is still in circulation. It was the subject of the documentary Cropsey, though this film was not mentioned in the documentary.