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Night of the Living Dead is an American independent horror film directed by George A. Romero and starring Duane Jones, Judith O ' Dea and Karl Hardman.
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8½ inspired among others: Mickey One ( Arthur Penn, 1965 ), Alex in Wonderland ( Paul Mazursky, 1970 ), Beware of a Holy Whore ( Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1971 ), Day for Night ( François Truffaut, 1973 ), All That Jazz ( Bob Fosse, 1979 ), Stardust Memories ( Woody Allen, 1980 ), Sogni d ' oro ( Nanni Moretti, 1981 ), Parad Planet ( Vadim Abdrashitov, 1984 ), La Pelicula del rey ( Carlos Sorin, 1986 ), Living in Oblivion ( Tom DiCillo, 1995 ), 8½ Women ( Peter Greenaway, 1999 ), Falling Down ( Joel Schumacher, 1993 ), along with the successful Broadway musical, Nine ( Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit, 1982 ).
An influential American horror film of this period was George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead ( 1968 ).
Examples include, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, The Evil Dead, I Am Legend, Land of the Dead, Night of the Living Dead, Quarantine and The Return of the Living Dead.
Any list of these would have to include the Night of the Living Houses ( said to be the first comic strip to enter the collection of the Louvre ) wherein Nemo and a friend are chased down a city street by a gang of tenement houses on legs ; the Walking Bed, in which Nemo and Flip ride over the rooftops on the increasingly long limbs of Nemo's bed ( see illustration ); and the Befuddle Hall sequence, wherein Nemo and his friends attempt to find their way out of a funhouse environment of a Beaux-Arts interior turned topsy-turvy.
Zombies became a popular device in modern horror fiction, largely because of the success of George A. Romero's 1968 film Night of the Living Dead and they have appeared as plot devices in various books, films and in television shows.
King partly dedicated his book Cell to film director George Romero, and wrote an essay for the Elite DVD version of Night of the Living Dead.
Patrick Taggart of the Austin American-Statesman hailed it as the most important horror film since George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead ( 1968 ).
Night of the Living Dead was heavily criticized at its release owing to explicit content, but eventually garnered critical acclaim and has been selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry as a film deemed " culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.
Night of the Living Dead was the basis of five subsequent Living Dead films ( 1978-2010 ) also directed by Romero and has inspired two remakes ( 1990, 2006 ).
After Night of the Living Dead, he was in a few other films, and continued as a theater actor and director until his death in 1988.
Assessing Night of the Living Dead, she stated " I honestly had no idea it would have such a lasting impact on our culture ".
Discussing the creation of Night of the Living Dead, Romero remarked, " I had written a short story, which I basically had ripped off from a Richard Matheson novel called I Am Legend.
Romero's decision to direct Night of the Living Dead essentially launched his career as a horror director.
Miller admits, however, that " Night of the Living Dead takes greater relish in mocking these military operations through the general's pompous demeanor " and the government's inability to source the zombie epidemic or protect the citizenry.
Although zombie cannibals were inspired by Matheson's I Am Legend, film historian Robin Wood sees the flesh-eating scenes of Night of the Living Dead as a late-1960s critique of American capitalism.
The Manhattan-based Walter Reade Organization agreed to show the film uncensored, but changed the title from Night of the Flesh Eaters to Night of the Living Dead because a film had already been produced under a similar title to the former.
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Jello Biafra of The Dead Kennedys, in the song " Saturday Night Holocaust ", likened disco to the cabaret culture of Weimar-era Germany for its apathy towards government policies and its escapism.
After a string of successful films, including the comedies The Lavender Hill Mob ( 1951 ), The Titfield Thunderbolt ( 1953 ) and The Ladykillers ( 1955 ), as well as dramas like Dead of Night, Scott of the Antarctic and The Cruel Sea, Ealing Studios finally ceased production in 1958, and the studios were taken over by the BBC for television production.
The band also contributed most of the show's original music, including " My Lovely Horse ", as used in the episode " Song For Europe " and " My Lovely Mayo Mammy " for the episode " Night of the Nearly Dead ".
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`` A Night in New Orleans '' is the gayety planned by members of the Thrift Shop Committee for May 6 at Philmont Country Club.
In the 355 years since the first Guy Fawkes Night, much of the story has been forgotten, so here is a reminder ''.
`` How The Kooks Crumble '' features an amusingly accurate take-off on sneaky announcers who attempt to homogenize radio-TV commercials, and `` The Watchers Of The Night '' is a veritable waking nightmare.
Alpine festivals vary from country to country and often include the display of local costumes such as dirndl and trachten, the playing of Alpenhorns, wrestling matches, some pagan traditions such as Walpurgis Night, and in many areas Carnival is celebrated before Lent.
A sixth series, including adaptations of A Caribbean Mystery and Endless Night, is to begin its filming in mid-2012.
Andronikos is the main protagonist in Michael Arnold's Against the Fall of Night ( Garden City, New York: Doubleday 1975 ), as well as Ange Vlachos ' Their Most Serene Majesties ( Vanguard Press, 1964 ).
A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
Armfeldt's country estate is bathed in the golden glow of perpetual summer sunset at this high latitude (" Night Waltz One and Two ").
There is a Mozart reference in the title — A Little Night Music is an occasionally used translation of Eine kleine Nachtmusik, the nickname of Mozart's Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major, K. 525.
Bernadette Peters steps into the six-month-old revival of ' A Little Night Music ' with a transfixing performance, playing it as if she realizes her character's onstage billing -- " the one and only Desiree Armfeldt " -- is cliched hyperbole.
The Nobel Prize winning novelist Patrick White named his 1955 novel The Tree of Man also after a line in " On Wenlock Edge " and Arthur C. Clarke's first novel, Against the Fall of Night, is taken from a work in Housman's More Poems.
Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night ( 1996 ) is a novel by K. W. Jeter that continues the story of Rick Deckard.
One characteristic style of music is his Night music, which he used mostly in slow movements of multi-movement ensemble or orchestral compositions in his mature period.
Chris Sarandon ( born July 24, 1942 ) is an American actor who is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the film The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandridge in Fright Night and Detective Mike Norris in the first entry of the Child's Play series, and providing the speaking voice of Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
* Jennings Michael Burch-Spent his childhood going through multiple foster homes and wrote the 1984 best selling novel They Cage the Animals at Night which is a memoir of that period of his life.
Disco hit the television airwaves with Soul Train in 1971 hosted by Don Cornelius, then Marty Angelo's Disco Step-by-Step Television Show in 1975, Steve Marcus ' Disco Magic / Disco 77, Eddie Rivera's Soap Factory and Merv Griffin's Dance Fever, hosted by Deney Terrio, who is credited with teaching actor John Travolta to dance for his upcoming role in the hit movie Saturday Night Fever.
Diana is referred to in Twelfth Night when Orsino compares Viola ( in the guise of Cesario ) to Diana.
In the fall term, Homecoming ( officially called Dartmouth Night ) is marked by a bonfire on the Green constructed by the freshman class.