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Dawn of the Dead (1978) Second Sight 4K restoration Blu-ray

British Label Second Sight Films will be releasing Director George A. Romero’s zombie classic, Dawn of the Dead (1978) on a restoration 4K Blu-ray Limited Edition: A 7-Disc set with 3 cuts different cuts of the film: Theatrical, Cannes, and Argento.

In 1968, director George A. Romero brought us Night of the Living Dead. It became the definitive horror film of its time. Eleven years later, he would unleash the most shocking motion picture experience for all times. As modern society is consumed by zombie carnage, four desperate survivors barricade themselves inside a shopping mall to battle the flesh-eating hordes of the undead.

This is the ferocious horror classic, featuring landmark gore effects by Tom Savini, that remains one of the most important -- and most controversial -- horror films in history. When there’s no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the earth: The original Dawn of the Dead is back!

Release date: October 26, 2020
Genre: Horror

Disc and film details

  • Director: George A. Romero
  • Cast: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger
  • Country: USA / Italy
  • Production Year: 1978
  • Discs: 4 Blu-ray Discs + 3 CDs
  • Region: 4K Blu-ray – Region Free / 2K Blu-ray – Region B
  • Run Time: 127 minutes
  • Formats: Color / 4K / 1.85:1
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitle: TBA
  • AKA: George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead
  • Studio: Second Sight Films (UK)

Disc 1

  • The Theatrical Cut – New 4K scan and restoration of the original camera negative
  • Commentary by George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Christine Forrest
  • New Commentary by Travis Crawford

Disc 2

  • The Extended Cut – Produced using 4K scan of Theatrical Cut camera negative and 4K scan of Extended Cut interpositive
  • Commentary by Richard P. Rubinstein

Disc 3

  • The Argento Cut – produced using 4K scan of Theatrical Cut camera negative and 4K scan of Argento Cut interpositive
  • Commentary by Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, David Emge

Disc 4: Special Features

  • New Zombies and Bikers (59 mins): with John Amplas, Roy Frumkes, Tom Savini, Christine Forrest, Tom Dubensky, Tony Buba, Taso Stavrakis and a whole host of zombies and bikers!
  • NEW Memories of Monroeville (34 mins): a tour of the mall with Michael Gornick, Tom Savini, Tom Dubensky and Taso Stavrakis
  • NEW Raising the Dead: The Production Logistics (23 mins): with Michael Gornick, Christine Forrest, John Amplas, Tom Dubensky
  • NEW The FX of Dawn with Tom Savini (13 mins)
  • NEW Dummies! Dummies! (12 mins): an interview with actor Richard France
  • NEW The Lost Romero Dawn Interview (20 mins): previously unreleased archive interview
  • Super 8 Mall Footage by zombie extra Ralph Langer
  • Doucument of the Dead: The Original Cut
  • Document of the Dead: The New Cut
  • The Dead Will Walk 2014 Documentary
  • Trailers, TV and Radio Spots

Limited Edition Contents: Audio CD Disc 1

  • The Goblin Soundtrack – 17 tracks including Alternate and Bonus Tracks

Audio CD Disc 2

  • The Complete De Wolfe Library Cues Part 1

Audio CD Disc 3

  • The Complete De Wolfe Library Cues Part 2

Plus

  • 150 page hardback book featuring new essays, archive interview and rare stills
  • Dawn of the Dead: The novelisation book


Dawn of the Dead (1978) trailer

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