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A Horror Director Dials Back the Blood

George A. Romero's 1968 film, The Night of the Living Dead, is a classic of the horror genre. While his zombie flicks have become increasingly graphic over the years, his newest film, Monkey Shines, is more of a psychological thriller. Romero is careful to point out that no monkeys were harmed in the making of the movie.


Other segments from the episode on July 18, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 18, 1988: Interview with George Romero; Review of Betty Carter's album "Look What I Got"; Interview with Paul Hendrickson; Review of the television show "Vietnam War…


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