Tag: Duane Jones

“Night of The Living Dead” Stars Home-Grown Talent

Two Pittsburgh-born performers who left home in search of show business careers, returned to Pittsburgh to make their motion picture debut debuts as stars of the Walter Reade Organization’s “The Night of The Living Dead” which opens soon at the Leathbridge Theatre. Duane Jones left Pittsburgh first for college and then to study at New …

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Duane L. Jones (1936-1988)

Although his name might not be as recognizable as Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, or Robert Englund, Duane Jones is one of the most important people in American horror cinema. Jones is best known for his role as “Ben,” a man who faces many difficulties while trying to lead (and save) a group of people trapped …

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