Dawn of the Dead (1978) • Screenplay

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Like the writer, for example! The "Dawn of the Dead" screenplay is written by George A. Romero. And, for your consideration, we present his working draft (from 1977).

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What's "Dawn of the Dead" about?

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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

YOU DUMB ASS SUCKERS...YOU DUMB...YOU ARE DUMB!

Peter,
PG. 53 : SHOT 275

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This campy, yet classic Romero piece has remained a favourite among Zombie Aficionados for decades. Often emulated, but never duplicated, the father of the Zombie (yes, with a capital 'Z') culture, George A. Romero, inspired generations of horror filmmakers around the world. Even in death, he (ironically) lives on, vicariously through every Zombie movie and TV show we see today.

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