Inspired by: George Romero's 1968 "Night of the Living Dead"

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15019000178" title="Ghouls and Zombies (supernatural entities)" href="/topic/arts-culture/folklore-mythology/ghouls-zombies-%28supernatural-entities%29-15019000178.topic">Zombie</a> purists are sticking with the resurrected corpses of a simpler time, modeling their costumes on the cult classic "Night of the Living Dead." That 1968 low-budget indie film popularized the zombie in American culture (and used chocolate syrup to simulate blood because the movie was shot in black-and-white).<br>
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<b>What you'll need:</b> normal street wear (from the '60s for extra authenticity); zombie makeup; a stupefied, shuffling walk.<br>
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<b>Where to get it:</b> "family makeup kit," $4.99, Walgreens, walgreens.com; clothing from local thrift stores.

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Zombie purists are sticking with the resurrected corpses of a simpler time, modeling their costumes on the cult classic "Night of the Living Dead." That 1968 low-budget indie film popularized the zombie in American culture (and used chocolate syrup to simulate blood because the movie was shot in black-and-white).

What you'll need: normal street wear (from the '60s for extra authenticity); zombie makeup; a stupefied, shuffling walk.

Where to get it: "family makeup kit," $4.99, Walgreens, walgreens.com; clothing from local thrift stores.

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