Duane Jones Archives

LOS ANGELES, CA / USA - FEBRUARY 09, 2020: Vivica A. Fox walks the red carpet at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Party on February 09, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Image: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com)
Upon the 1968 film's original release, it provided an added dimension of social commentary not seen from the genre previously, not to mention its revolutionary casting to feature an African American lead in a horror film with Jones during an era where such opportunities were already rare in other genres. Duane Jones as Ben in Night[...]