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Night of the Living Dead (Millennium Edition) (1968)

Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille , Charles Craig (II) , George A. Romero  |  Unrated |  DVD
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  • Actors: Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille, Charles Craig (II), Frank Doak, Marilyn Eastman, Jack Givens
  • Directors: George A. Romero
  • Format: Black & White, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC, Surround Sound, THX
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: ELITE ENTERTAINMENT
  • DVD Release Date: March 12, 2002
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (663 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005Y6Y2
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #26,821 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Night of the Living Dead (Millennium Edition)" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Film Parody "Night of the Living Bread"
  • Still Photo Gallery, Featuring Rare Color Photos
  • The History of George Romero's Company - The Latent Image
  • Scenes From the "Lost" Romero Film, "There's Always Vanilla"
  • Video Interview with "Night of the Living Dead's" Judy Ridley
  • Final Interview by Star Duane Jones
  • Foreign and Domestic Posters and Collectibles
  • Original Props
  • The Entire Shooting Script
  • Cast Members' Personal Scrapbooks
  • Romero Directed TV Spots and Short Films
  • Liner Notes by Romero and Stephen King

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After years of murky tapes and fuzzy prints, Elite Entertainment showed the world what it was missing with the definitive presentation of the film on home video, mastered to THX specifications from the best materials in George Romero's possession. Elite has made the best even better with this new remaster for the Millennium Edition, and the DVD is filled with even more supplements. Romero and screenwriter John Russo discuss the challenges of the production with coproducers/costars Karl Hardman and Marilyn Eastman on one commentary track, while a cast party gathers for a raucous reunion on a second track. Other highlights include a gallery of Romero's TV commercials (check out the clever low-budget parody of Fantastic Voyage for Calgon), an articulate and thoughtful 16-minute audio-only interview with star Duane Jones (the last before his death), and heretofore unseen clips from Romero's "lost" film There's Always Vanilla. An essential disc for any horror enthusiast and still the definitive presentation. --Sean Axmaker

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It s one of the most celebrated horror films in the history of cinema. Now, Elite Entertainment has added even more bonus materials and special features to the classic title Night of the Living Dead. Marking the initial release in Elite s Millennium EditionTM DVD series, Night of the Living Dead has been restored with a newly approved THX Transfer, and includes a wide array of never-before-seen DVD features. Considered one of the true, classic horror films of all time, Night of the Living Dead tells the story of a group of strangers taking shelter in a farmhouse while the rest of the world is doing battle against an army of hungry un-dead.

Special Features Include:
Newly Approved THX Transfer Trailers/TV Spots Dual Commentary Tracks featuring George A. Romero and the Entire Cast Film Parody "Night of the Living Bread" Original Mono Soundtrack Dolby Digital 5.1 Remix Still Photo Gallery Featuring RARE COLOR Photos The History of Romero's Company, The Latent Image Scenes from the "Lost" Romero Film, "There's Always Vanilla" Liner notes by George A. Romero and Stephen King AND MORE!

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279 of 309 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE!! Stay away from the 30th Anniversary edition! October 10, 2004
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The five star rating I gave Night of the Living Dead is, of course, for the original, uncut, unadulterated edition. The original is, quite simply, the most terrifying movie I've ever seen, even when compared to horror classics like Diabolique (the original French version), Psycho, Rosemary's Baby, Halloween and The Shining. I saw NOTLD when I was 9 years old on Creature Features at midnight after a funeral. I had nightmares for the next two nights. The film still gives me the chills whenever I see it (usually at Halloween).

When the 30th Anniversary Edition came out, I bought it on VHS as I was curious to see what they termed as "new footage." What I got was a horrible mess that butchered the original film, removed the original music for a terrible synthesizer score and added pointless footage that makes the viewer want to grind his teeth down to the gums. One of the additions is a new character: a fire and brimstone preacher. While the acting in the original is amateurish, at best, the "actor" who plays the preacher makes the original cast look like Oscar winners by comparison. He snarls, and howls and gnashes his teeth like he has rabies. Even more ridiculous is the extra footage of Bill Hinzman -- the "cemetary zombie" in the original. The extra footage shows Hinzman's character emerging from the grave, then cuts to the original 1968 opening footage with Judith O'Dea and Russell Streiner. It's absolutely ridiculous as Hinzman looks 30 years older in the new footage. In addition, there are more zombies and a new ending to the film that makes no sense whatsoever. This "new" version is a piece of trash that desecrates the most frightening film of all time. Avoid it like the plague!

ORIGINAL VERSION: *****

30 Anniversary version: No Stars
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165 of 188 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Millennium edition is really good. July 14, 2002
By D. Mok
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
This review pertains only to the Millennium Edition DVD of Night of the Living Dead.
Okay...as I'd feared, my negative review of the John Russo-massacred "30th Anniversary Edition" of Night of the Living Dead has been lumped unwittingly into this product's review, so I' m writing this one to clarify.
This DVD edition is the best edition I've seen of the film yet. Anchor Bay may have raised the ires of legions of Living Dead fans by releasing the sacrilegious 30th Anniversary Edition, but Elite Entertainment did right by this new edition.
George A. Romero's personal appreciation appears in the back of this DVD -- this immediately restores our faith. And the contents don't disappoint -- the picture and sound are good, and though this doesn't exactly contain the richest batch of bonus materials (sets like the excellent 3-disc edition of Dario Argento's Suspiria and the recent double-disc Re-Animator both feature loads of extras), it is a nice solid collection. You get a Duane Jones interview (sadly with only audio and no image, but still great); an on-camera chat between Judith Ridley (Judy) and Marilyn Eastman (Helen); the hilarious student-film spoof "Night of the Living Bread" by Kevin S. O'Brien (which also appeared in the double-cassette VHS edition); two commentary tracks with Romero, Russo, Russ Streiner, Eastman, Karl Hardman and others. One very illuminating portion of this DVD for non-film-scholars is visually boring but informative -- several histories outlining the beginning of Romero's Latent Image company, on Hardman and Eastman's company, and how the two were married to produce Night of the Living Dead.
THIS is the right edition of Night of the Living Dead, the one to get for both fans and non-fans alike.
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32 of 33 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A great film butchered. July 4, 2002
By D. Mok
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
This review pertains only to the "30th Anniversary Edition".
I had been collecting George A. Romero's "Living Dead" trilogy on DVD and had purchased this without paying enough attention. Big mistake.
Night of the Living Dead has had some colossally confusing release patterns thanks to a copyright gaffe which had enabled every company under the sun to release the film and profit from it. But of the 'rogue editions' I've seen, nothing is worse than this one.
Notice the list of personnel involved in this project: John Russo, Russ Streiner, Bill Hinzman...anybody missing? That's right: George A. Romero himself. This "30th Anniversary" edition is a collaborated effort by Romero's former colleagues in the Night of the Living Dead crew to rip off Romero's work and make a profit from it.
The result is disastrous indeed. The new footage written and directed by John Russo serve to butcher the original film. Not only do the new scenes not contribute to the story, they look amateurish, mostly due to horrible writing. Russo had always wanted to claim more credit for the success of Night of the Living Dead than was due him; this attempt at appropriating credit for the original film only shows that Romero is the only one who understands the concept of the Living Dead films. Russo's heinous, childish writing and direction -- which are no better than that of the tongue-in-cheek soft-core videographers of, say, Seduction Cinema -- barely rise above the level of beginner film students. And his claim that the new footage matches the old is just ludicrous. Basically Streiner, Russo, Hinzman et al.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Everyone has to watch this Movie.
George A Romero Started it all here. The Zombie Craze would be nothing without this wonderfully crafted film, I watch it several times a year. Mostly in October.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Like it
I was a good black and white movie, hated the ending but wait it's from the 60s so I should have expected it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars still the best
original zombie apocalypse in black and white still the best. George Romero was a visionary, ahead of his time. A must for all fans of this genre to see where it all began. Read more
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My favorite horror movie at the time! I really like the opening scene in the graveyard. This movie is definitely a classic.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Be aware
always a classic. It bring memories of childhood running scare from the movie. Now, it is a great movie to see and remember the past.
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How is this legal?
"Night of the Living Dead" is in the public domain due to intricacies of U.S. copyright law, therefore this is not a "bootleg" copy of anything.
Nov 20, 2008 by KORY A. SCHAUBHUT |  See all 8 posts
40th Anniversary edition
I believe back then, movies were shot in full frame. Perhaps they made it widescreen by simply adding black bars at the top and bottom? They did the same thing with Toxic Avenger, and I think Jaws.
Apr 30, 2010 by compsciguy |  See all 5 posts
Versions....
Millennium Edition is the best
Mar 27, 2010 by MattT |  See all 8 posts
Can you name this old horror movie?
Isn't that Dr. X? It came out in the early '30s but was surprisingly shot in color. You can buy it on DVD in a set called "Legends Of Horror" for about 20 dollars.
8 days ago by Mumbabeal93 |  See all 3 posts
Like it or hate it....It's STILL a collector's item!!!
Things grow in value because they were originally wanted at some point to where they are searched for decades later, being limited is just the added bonus.

Nobody wanted this 30th anniversary edition to begin with, and once the few who did get it saw it, they spread the word it was garbage.... Read more
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