Dawn of the Dead
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Visible crew/equipment: When Roger hits the zombie with the truck, notice at the bottom right a trampoline from which the zombie jumps off. (01:04:55)

Visible crew/equipment: After the main characters have entered the mall through the skylight, and have gone down the stairway in order to secure the mall, Scott Reiniger and Ken Foree open the door into the corridor leading to the control room and boiler room. Whilst walking through said doorway, there is movement in the shadows in the top left. This has to be a crew member, as the only other zombie that is in this area is in the boiler room.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the two kids in the airport attack Peter and try to bite him, notice in the top right corner a crewmember's hand comes into shot. (00:25:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the rural airport scene a zombie is killed as Roger is filling the helicopter with fuel. As the zombie falls off the boxes, the tubing that pumped the blood is coming out of his pantleg. (From the Divimax widescreen DVD) (00:24:00)

Visible crew/equipment: When Peter and Stephen have finished locking the whole row of "pretty indestructible" mall doors, Peter sets the security alarm. Soon after, the team drives off. A few zombies are shot on the go. As a wounded Roger skids the car to a stop in front of some exit doors, it passes an undecorated space with glass doors right before "John's Shoe Repair." There's a cameraman standing in the back of the space, with another two crew-members squatting down next to him against the wall. (01:25:35)

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Roger and Peter are getting the trucks to block the mall entrances, in one shot when they are both in the same truck you can see, in the side window, a crew member is driving a white van. After Roger gets out of the truck the van is gone. (00:55:00)

Visible crew/equipment: When Peter is attacked coming out of a doorway (after he leaves the boiler room) he wrestles with two zombies. If you pay attention to the bottom of the screen, just before he pushes the zombies away, you can see the hands of a crew member come into the frame. They were probably making sure none of the zombie actors fell into the camera. 2003 Directors cut DVD version. (00:49:02)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Roger is talking to the guy next to him at the start of the film the guy gets shot and for a brief second you can see a fake blood packet covered by make up.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the ghetto holocaust at the beginning, when Willie kicks open the last door (before Peter kills him) you can see the camera's shadow on the door as it swings open.

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: When a zombie's head is held up in the truck to be shot, there is a big splatter of blood down on the face of the soldier. He wipes a very small amount of blood off, but when he gets into the other truck he is perfectly clean. (01:05:05)

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Peter: Roger, get your head together, we got a lot of work to do.
Roger: Number two.
Peter: You all right?
Roger: Perfect, baby. Perfect.

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Trivia: Despite popular belief to the contrary, the bright-red "pastel" look of the blood effects in the film was an intentional decision by director George A. Romero. He wanted the film to have a slight "Comic-Book Aesthetic", and thus chose an extremely bright hue of fake-blood in order to better contrast with the muted-gray look of the zombies.

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Question: Wouldn't the mall staff have removed any gas from the car parked inside the mall?

Answer: Not necessarily, there are many instances where cars are parked inside of malls or even stadiums for promotional purposes. It is a lot easier to have gas in the car if it needs to be moved or replaced for any reason.

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