The Evolution of Zombies In Movies and Television

Eliza Bray created a video for Digg that takes a look at how zombies have evolved over the years in movies and on television.

From their early associations with voodoo up through modern interpretations hinging on a contagion, zombies have — like many of our cultural boogeymen — been modified to fit the anxieties of the times over and over. Watch their transformation over the last 80+ years.