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What to Do in a Zombie Attack (2006)

A 1950s educational film on how to survive a Zombie Invasion. Part one explains how to be prepared and how to improvise. Part two explains what to do when you are bitten, and covers a brief... See full summary »

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Joey Carrillo

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Paul Scofield
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Dawn Boult Dawn Boult ... Mom
John W. Hathorn IV John W. Hathorn IV ... Dad
Douglas Rabold Douglas Rabold ... Billy
Camie Gillespie ... Sister
Naoko Cuervas Naoko Cuervas ... Ballerina Zombie
Johnathan Hernandez Johnathan Hernandez ... Kitchen Zombie
Steve Strange Steve Strange ... Wrench Zombie
Karen Strange Karen Strange ... Pregnant Zombie
Mike J. Scofield Mike J. Scofield ... Hand Biting Zombie
Karen L. Scofield Karen L. Scofield ... Poodle Skirt Zombie
N. Gayle Scofield N. Gayle Scofield ... Momma Zombie
Michael A. Scofield Michael A. Scofield ... Mechanic Zombie
Michelle LaHomme Michelle LaHomme ... Decapitated Zombie
Paula L. Sawyer Paula L. Sawyer ... Nurse Zombie
Jon Gillespie Jon Gillespie ... Lumberjack Zombie
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A 1950s educational film on how to survive a Zombie Invasion. Part one explains how to be prepared and how to improvise. Part two explains what to do when you are bitten, and covers a brief history of the Zombie Menace. Part Three discusses what you can do for your country to help defend against the Zombie Menace. Written by Anonymous

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A series of 1950 short films on how to survive a Zombie Holocaust.

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Short | Comedy

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Budget:

$250 (estimated)
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Lone Bannana Productions See more »
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1.33 : 1
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This film was shot in one day for the cost of feeding the 30+ volunteers who came to the shoot. The film was shot with a consumer DV camera, and almost everybody brought their own makeup and costumes. See more »

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It's amazing what you can do if you have clever writing and narration
27 May 2009 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

When you look at the trivia section for WHAT TO DO IN A ZOMBIE ATTACK, you learn that this film was done on the cheap. Not only did the volunteer zombies do their own costumes and makeup at home, but the entire thing was filmed with a consumer video camera in only one day. To think that this managed to be funnier than most short comedies I've seen is quite a testament to the folks who made the film.

There is no dialog in the film. Instead, a chipper and very proper sounding narrator explains the proper way to fight off a zombie attack. This is all done like a 1950s public service film and what makes it so funny is the way that Communism and zombies are combined into one very paranoid and silly parody of the era. While a few dullards with no sense of humor might hate the anti-women and anti-Canadian biases of the film, anyone with even a minimal sense of humor will no doubt know it's all in good fun and not take it serious.

Very, very clever and funny. I sure wish the folks who made this tried some more projects--I'm excited and ready for more.


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