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They needed a script. So they wrote one. In three days. No biggie, anyway; they made up most of the dialogue as they went along. They started shooting with $6,000. Because that was all the money they had. And it became an instant cult classic. It was 1968. Amid a failing economy and a flailing war, "Night of the Living Dead" fit right in with the zeitgeist of the period. Today, the...