Night of the Living Dead

Everyone is killed except for Ben. Ironically, he ends up surviving by locking himself in the basement that he was so against. He sleeps in the basement and in the morning he comes out. He is mistaken for a zombie and shot by a group of people killing the zombies.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, Barbara finds a corpse at the top of the farmhouse stairs with its face partially eaten away. Later, when Ben drags the corpse into another room we get a fleeting glimpse of its face and it shows no sign of decay of any sort.

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Ben: Now get the hell down in the cellar. You can be the boss down there, but I'm boss up here.

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Trivia: Duane Jones was the first African American to play a lead in a horror film. He also taught at and became the head of the Theatre Department at Old Westbury college in Long Island, New York. He remained there until he unfortunately passed away in 1988.

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Question: Are 'Dawn of the Dead' and 'Day of the Dead' the morning and day after 'Night of the Living Dead'?

Answer: No. Each is a progression of several weeks or years.

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