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Release: Tuesday, October 30, 1981
Company: Universal Pictures
Length: 93 Minutes
Tagline: The Nightmare Isn't Over!
Budget: $2.5 million
Box Office: $25.5 Million
Opening Weekend: $7.6 Million
TV Debut: Friday, October 30, 1982
Sound Quality: Dolby Stereo
Film Location: Pasadena, California
Film Availability: VHS, DVD, BLU-RAY, COLLECTOR'S BLU-RAY, 4K UHD, BOX SET, DIGITAL
Soundtrack Availability: CD, ANNIVERSARY CD, VINYL, DIGITAL
Novelization: 1981

CORONER'S REPORT

1. ALICE (Anne Bruner)- Stabbed with kitchen knife
2. BEN (Jack Verbois)- Hit by police car, immolated in crash and explosion
3. MR. GARRETT (Cliff Emmich)- Hammer claw in the head
4. BUDD (Leo Rossi)- Strangled with length of cord
5. NURSE KAREN (Pamela Susan Shoop)- Drowned in scalding therapy pool
6. DR. MIXTER (Ford Rainey)- Syringe in the eyeball
7. NURSE JANET (Ana Alicia)- Syringe in the temple; injected with air bubble
8. MRS. ALVES (Gloria Gifford)- Stabbed with IV syringe offscreen in neck and arm; found bled out by Jimmy
9. NURSE JILL (Tawny Moyer)- Stabbed in the back with scalpel; lifted off ground
10. THE MARSHAL (John Zenda)- Throat slit with scalpel

*NOTE: Jimmy (Lance Guest) slipped and fell on a pool of blood and knocked himself out, and later passes out again. His true whereabouts were unknown after that, so its unclear if he is alive or dead, even though he is shown as a survivor in the Television Cut of the film. Also, instead of having his throat slit, The Marshal (John Zenda) is stabbed in the back in the Television Cut.

*In the 1981 Jack Martin novelization, Budd (Leo Rossi) is strangled, just in much more detail. While it is not revealed theatrically, it is explained in the book that Michael used a stethoscope to do the deed. In addition to that, Nurse Jill (Tawny Moyer)'s death was a little bit different as well. In the book, Michael uses both hands to lift her off of the ground, then balances her with just the hand stabbing her with the scalpel.

Film Total: 10
Series Total: 176

MICHAEL'S BATTLE SCARS

1. Hand through window
2. Walked through glass door
3. Shot 6 times
4. Hand through glass
5. Body through door
6. Shot in eyes twice
7. Engulfed in flames by explosion

Film Total: 7
Series Total: 109

SOUNDS

'MR. SANDMAN' Chorus
DR. LOOMIS: "You Don't Know What Death Is!"
DR. LOOMIS: "I Shot Him Six Times!!!"
DR. LOOMIS: "This Guy...This Man Is...He's Not Human!!!"
SHERIFF BRACKETT: "Damn You...What Have You Done...You Let Him Out!!!"
DR. LOOMIS: "Nothing Within Him...That Wasn't Even Remotely Human..."
DR. LOOMIS: "I Am Talking About The Possibility That He Is Still Out There..."
BUDD: "It Looks Like A Damn Homecoming..."
BUDD: "Amazing Grace..."
LAURIE: "Why Me???"
DR. LOOMIS: "Heightens My Sense Of Security..."
BUDD: "Happy Halloween..."
CYNTHIA: "I Told You...I'm Not Your Mother..."
BUDD: "It's Cold Out There..."
KAREN: "It Can Get Cold In HERE..."
DR. LOOMIS: "Samhain...The Lord Of The Dead..."
DR. LOOMIS: "We're All Afraid Of The Dark Inside Ourselves..."
MARION: "That Strode Girl...That's Michael Myers' Sister..."
LAURIE: "HELP ME!!!"
LAURIE: "Why Won't He Die???"
MARION: "Michael Myers...Just Get Your Ass Over Here!!!
LAURIE: "Michael...Michael STOP!!!"
DR. LOOMIS: "It's Time, Michael..."

CAST AND CREW

LAURIE STRODE- JAMIE LEE CURTIS
DR. SAM LOOMIS- DONALD PLEASENCE
THE SHAPE- DICK WARLOCK
LEIGH BRACKETT- CHARLES CYPHERS
GRAHAM- JEFFREY KRAMER
JIMMY- LANCE GUEST
KAREN- PAMELA SUSAN SHOOP
GARY HUNT- HUNTER VON LEER
BUDD- LEO ROSSI
MRS. ALVES- GLORIA GIFFORD
JILL- TAWNY MOYER
JANET- ANA ALICIA
DR. MIXTER- FORD RAINEY
MR. GARRETT- CLIFF EMMICH
MARION CHAMBERS- NANCY STEPHENS
MARSHAL- JOHN ZENDA
PRODUCER- CATHERINE BERGSTROM
ANNOUNCER- ALAN HAUFRECT
MRS. ELROD- LUCILLE BENSON
MAN IN PAJAMAS- HOWARD CULVER
ASSISTANT- DANA CARVEY
CRAIG- BILL WARLOCK
RANDY- JONATHAN PRINCE
GARY'S MOTHER- LEIGH FRENCH
YOUNG GARY- TY MITCHELL
ANNIE- NANCY LOOMIS
LAURIE'S MOTHER- PAMELA MCMYLER
LAURIE'S FATHER- DENNIS HOLAHAN
YOUNG LAURIE- NICHOLE DRUCKER
1ST PATROLMAN- KEN SMOLKA
YOUNG MICHAEL MYERS- ADAM GUNN
PATROLMAN #2- ROGER HAMPTON
MEDIC- ROBIN COLEMAN
PATROLMAN #3- DICK WARLOCK
BENNETT TRAMER- JACK VERBOIS
MICHAEL MYERS (AGE 21)- TONY MORAN
LINDSEY- KYLE RICHARDS
TOMMY- BRIAN ANDREWS
ALICE- ANNE BRUNER
DARCY- ANNE-MARIE MARTIN
HOSPITAL PHOTOGRAPHER- KIM GOTTLIEB
HOSPITAL NURSE- HELEN KELLY
NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR- DON RAMEY LOGAN
WWAR SOUND ASSISTANT- NANCY PLATT JACOBY
BOOM-BOX BOY- LANCE WARLOCK

Directed By- Rick Rosenthal
Written By- John Carpenter & Debra Hill
Produced By- Debra Hill & John Carpenter
Executive Producers- Irwin Yablans, Joseph Wolf
Associate Producer- Barry Bernardi
Edited by- Mark Goldblatt, Skip Schoolnik
Executive In Charge Of Production- Nancy Platt Jacoby
Music By- John Carpenter
In Association With Alan Howarth
Production Designer- Michael Riva
Director Of Photography- Dean Cundey
Stunts- Hill Farnsworth, Donna Garrett
Jesse Wayne, Glynn Rubin
Production Manager- Jeffrey Chernov
First Assistant Director- William S. Beasley
Second Assistant Director- Duncan S. Henderson
Production Assistant- Geoffrey Ryan
Location Manager- Ami Agmon
Production Coordinator- Lynne Birdt
Script Supervisor- Candy Anne Marcellino
Producer's Assistant- Randi Lynn Chernov
Camera Operator/Panaglide Operator-
Raymond Stella, S.O.C.
Additional Camera Operators- Gary B. Kibbe,
Douglas Ryan, Jiggs Garcia
First Assistant Cameramen- Clyde E. Bryan,
Case Hotchkiss, Douglas Olivares
Second Assistant Cameraman- Joseph Riggs Murdock
Sound Mixer- Tommy Causey
Boom Operators- Joseph Brennan, Carl Fischer
Set Decorator- Peg Cummings
Leadman- Jerry T. Tirado
Swing Gang- Frank M. Furginson
Property Master- Daniel Lee Stoltenberg
Assistant Property Master- James A. Rathbun
Property- Kevin Conlin, Eugene J. Reed
Propmaker- Terry G. Feller
Greensman- Darrell Hunstman
Gaffer- Mark Walthour
Rigging Gaffer- Drain M. Marshall
Best Boy Electrician- Thom H. Marshall
Electricians- Terry Marshall Jr., Steven R. Mathis,
Jon Antunovich, Walter Rexford Allen Lott,
Patrick G. Ralston, Dennis E. Shelton,
Ray Thomas, Bobby W. Brown, Norris L. Essek
Key Grip- Ronald T. Woodward
Best Boy Grip- Mark Pearson
Dolly Grip- Kris Krosskove
Grips- Joe A. Salamdino, Richard Alexander,
And Laszlo Horvath
Make-Up Artist- Michael Germain
Hair Stylist- Frankie Bergman
Make-Up Technician- John F. Chambers
Costume Supervisor- Jane Ruhm
Costumer- Frances Vega Aubrey
Still Photographer- Kim Gottlieb
Associate Film Editor- Michael D. Ornstein
Assistant Film Editors- Kimberly K. Ray
And Jose Antonio Torres
Negative Cutter- Brian Ralph
Stunt Coordinator- Dick Warlock
Special Effects Supervisor- Larry Cavanaugh
Special Effects- Frank Munoz
Craft Services- Robert C. Burris, Steve Burris
Technical Advisor- Andy Bonin, M.D.
Registered Nurse- Maurice Costello Jr.
First Aid- Deborah D. Lee
Production Illustrator- Richard M. Sternbach
Production Accountant- Art Schaefer
Accounting Assistant- Patrice Klinger
Casting- Mary Gail Artz
Extra Casting- Susie Johnson
Construction Coordinator- Walton Hadfield
Construction Foreman- Michael Diersing
Labor Foreman- Andrew P. Flores
Construction Painter- Jerry Palermo
Stand-By Painter- Serge Genitempo
First Aid Construction- Bernie Granados Jr.
Caterer- Egbert W. Jetter
Transportation Coordinator- Eddie Lee Voelker
Transportation Captain- Wayne Roberts
Drivers- Mario Simon, Tommy G. Vilado, Ray Appel,
Larry L. Berneau, Kenneth James Moore, Andy R. Straub,
Joe Sawyers, Dave Pierce, Gary Vermillion,
Jim Sprayberry, Alan Broberg, Dennis Caira,
Raymond Claridge, James M. Downs, Gary Hardman,
Bruce Hauer, Bob L. Hendrix, William Charles Hauer,
Mark Jackson, Gary E. Kincaid, James A. Lundin
And Jerry N. Marsh
Publicity- Pickwick Maslansky Koeningsberg
Main Title Sequence- Jamie Shourt, Shourt Works, Ltd.
Masks By- Don Post
Sound Concepts By- Cineguild
Supervising Sound Editor- David Lewis Yewdall
Sound Editors- Warren Hamilton, David Stone
And Michael C. Gutierrez
Dialogue Editor- Gene Wahrman
Assistant Dialogue Editor- Stephen Purvis

"Night Of The Living Dead"
Courtesy Of The Laurel Group, Inc.
Copyright 1968 Image Ten, Inc.

Re-Recorded At- Goldwyn Sound Facility
Re-Recording Mixers- Billy Varrey, C.A.S.
Gregg Landaker, C.A.S., Steve Maslow, C.A.S.
Special Thanks To- Gene & Louise Bramson
Color By- MGM
Filmed In- Panavision
Titles/Opticals By- Pacific Title, Creative Mobile Studios
Recorded In- Dolby Stereo
Copyright 1981 Dino De Laurentiis Corporation
All Rights Reserved


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