Ambassador Thorn (Gregory Peck) adopts an infant boy under somewhat secretive conditions. After a strange suicide at the boy’s 6th birthday party, Thorn slowly realizes, through various clues, that his adopted son “Damien” is in fact, the son of the Devil.
Visible crew/equipment: When the ambassador and the photographer are in the cemetery getting attacked by the dogs there are men standing behind a tree. I'm assuming they're the trainers - they are located when the photographer is trying to hop the fence. Look in the back right hand corner - there are about two or three men standing there. (01:21:15)
Trivia: The smile that Damien gives at the very end wasn't scripted. Originally, Damien was supposed to "look really mean," but Harvey Stephens couldn't keep a straight face: he started to smile, then laugh. Richard Donner decided that the smile made Damien look even more evil, so it stayed in the movie.
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