Los Angeles filmgoers looking to get into the horror holiday spirit the second Halloween starts will want to attend the All-Nighter of the Living Dead, a movie marathon at the historic The Crest of Westwood cinema. Graveyard zombies, a possessed doll, evil alien clowns, living dead mall walkers, and Dracula's soul brother will all help ring in All Hallow's Eve at the midnight-to-dawn event.

Beginning at 12:01am this Friday, October 31st, the All-Nighter of the Living Dead movie marathon features five horror films:

12:01am – Night of the Living Dead

2:00am – Child's Play

3:30am – Killer Klowns from Outer Space

5:00am – Dawn of the Dead

7:30am – Blacula

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"Los Angeles, CA: Today, The Crest of Westwood a classic art deco movie palace on Westwood Boulevard announces a special midnight screening of George A. Romero’s acclaimed “Night of the Living Dead.”

"We planned an all-nighter October 31—starting at midnight—filled with horror films including “Child’s Play,” “Killer Klowns From Outer Space,” “Dawn of the Dead," and “Blacula.” It’s All Hallows’ Eve, let’s open it up with a marathon of thrillers, namely “Night of the Living Dead” which starts right at midnight as homage to landmark horror filmmaking. Its influence spans the genre and has influenced generations of filmmakers. The film itself has been selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry as a film deemed culturally, historically or aesthetically significant,” Will Greig, the Operations Director at The Crest said.

About The Crest: In 1940, The Crest was commissioned by Frances Seymour Fonda (mother of Peter and Jane Fonda). It houses a single screen movie theater and an entertainment stage for live shows along with Dolby Digital sound. In 2008, the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted unanimously to recommend the theater for designation as a City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument. Go to crestwestwood.com to see their schedule or to book a private event."

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