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Early horror movie favorite-George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead

Night_of_the_Living_Dead_afficheWith Halloween approaching I was thinking about a few of my first movie scares. One of the first I can remember was a Television experience. My two brothers and me stayed up late sometime during the 1970’s and watched the ABC Friday Night movie on ABC channel 7 out of New York when I was a kid in Brooklyn NY. The film was George Romero’s 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead. Seeing this for the first time truly gave me the creeps and I remember being riveted throughout.

The one thing I’ll always remember is that when it ended at about 1:30 AM in the morning there was a knock on our apartment door. It turned out to be a man who had the wrong address. Talk about bad timing. I was creeped out for hours. Who knocks on someone’s door at that time of night? That in itself was as scary as the movie and something I’ll sure never forget!


October 15, 2009 - Posted by | And Beyond - Trailers & News |

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