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Guide on Past and Current Archives & Special Collections Exhibits @ the University of Pittsburgh Library System - Oakland (2020-present)

Selections from the George A. Romero Archival Collection

Date of Exhibition: Fall 2020- Present

Curator: Ben Rubin (Horror Studies Collection Coordinator)

Location:  Archives & Special Collections exhibit gallery, 3rd floor Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh 3960 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15260 

Description: Selections from the George A. Romero Archival Collection features props, publicity, and production materials from across the career of George A. Romero, an independent horror filmmaker best known for Night of the Living Dead.  Materials document both some of his most famous films as well as unrealized projects.  

  • Accolades; 1985-2018
  • Ella, monkey prop from Monkey Shines; 1988
  • Latex Zombie Head
  • Day of the Dead Newspaper; 1985
  • The Dark Half Props; 1991
  • Pet Sematary Storyboards; 1985
  • Masks from Bruiser; 2000
  • Book of the Dead; 1989
  • Land of the Dead Materials; 2005
  • Early promotional material related to Knightriders, under the working title Knights; 1981
  • The Footage or Bigfoot; 1976
  • Unfilmed Creepshow 2 Story 
  • Resident Evil; 1998


Exhibit Photographs