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Night of the Living Dead by John A. Russo4.5 Stars
I was so excited to find this 1974 first edition copy of Night of the Living Dead by John Russo.....and for a decent price. Not the $1.25 it originally sold for of course.
The cover declares....The most frightening movie ever made is now a novel.....with sixteen pages of photographs....and OMGOSH it is so like The Walking Dead TV series.
As for the movie, I only vaguely remember it. The Preface here gives an interesting background story about the phenomenon bringing real startling shocks and gut-felt, edge-of-the-seat terror. It was produced for a mere $114k and grossed upwards of $4 to 5 million, one of the top-grossing films in both 1969 and 1970.
As for the novel, the setting is at dusk on a remote back road with a garbled message on the car radio....only one word is clear....emergency....then nothing as quarreling siblings, Johnny 26 and Barbara 19 are lost and anxious to find their fathers graveyard.
Shortly after they finally arrive, a devilish Johnny hides hoping to frighten his sister with creepy threatening remarks as Barbara (praying) first notices the strange moving figure in the distance. Still listening to Johnny, the pursuing footsteps become louder and more ominous. She looks up to say hello, assuming its the caretaker, and then, the scream....and it all begins....the feasting on human life.
I dont know why I love this goulish stuff, but fellow horror lovers will understand....hehehe. What a great old classic....and Oh No! ending.
‘Night of the Living Dead’: Zombies Restored to Their Full Beauty
On Feb. The posting is notable for several reasons. There are three versions, including a colorized one, free to Amazon Prime members. The restored film was shown in November at MoMA and later in repertory and art house theaters all over the country. For another, this is the second time Criterion has put up a film on the site the same day as its release on physical media, in this case a two-disc Blu-ray on the Criterion Collection label.
Sign in. Breakout star Erin Moriarty of " The Boys " shouts out her real-life super squad of actors. Watch now. Title: Night of the Living Dead A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.
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Sign in. Get a quick look at the the week's trailers, including Villains , Countdown , Like a Boss , and more. Watch now. Title: Night of the Living Dead Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.
In , the Library of Congress registered it to the National Film Registry as a film deemed "historically, culturally or aesthetically important". Night of the Living Dead had a great impact upon the culture of the Vietnam-era United States, because it is laden with critiques of lates U. Bickering siblings Johnny Russell Streiner and Barbara Judith O'Dea drive to a rural Pennsylvania cemetery to place a cross with flowers on their father's grave. Johnny teases his sister, who is afraid of cemeteries, taunting, "They're coming to get you, Barbara! William Hinzman lumbers toward the pair.