Tuesday

Remember This? Michael Jackson's Thriller Video

Ladies and Gentlemen - the only music video to be inducted into the National Film Registry, and weighing in at 14 minutes and a cost of half a million dollars - please sit back and enjoy once again Michael Jackson's Thriller.

The syncopated, scary and slickly-produced zombie fest was released in late 1983 and was directed by John Landis. That's more than 30 years ago, believe it or not. It featured undead makeups by legend Rick Baker and a voiceover by that supreme ham of scary movies, Vincent Price.

The 1982 music album of the same name sold one million copies per week at it's peak, and also featured other major Jackson hits like Billie Jean. The choreographed herky-jerky zombie dance has become a staple and Halloween parties and wedding receptions ever since.


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