How a Copyright Error Allowed the Formation of the Zombie Genre

The zombie hype was uncontainable from the start.

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Cultural phenomenons can sometimes be spawned out of the most serendipitous events, which is definitely the case for the zombie genre. Since the release of the late George A. Romero‘s 1968 film, Night of the Living Dead, zombies have reappeared in many forms. But this genre was only made possible when a small message of copyright was missing from the opening credits of the film. While Romero could have held exclusive rights to the usage of zombies, the concept of zombies being in the public domain has blessed us with a huge subculture of zombie media, and an amazing legacy for the work of George A. Romero’s. Check out the KaptainKristian video for the full analysis.

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