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    Animal House (Universal, 1978). One Sheet (27" X 41") Advance. John Landis' frat-house film ushered in a wave of R-rated gross-out comedies aimed exclusively at teenagers and college kids. Inspired by the antics at Dartmouth in the early 1960s, writer Harold Ramis used the film's success to launch a brilliant career in film -- the most successful of the movie's alumni. After scripting classic comedies like "Caddyshack" and "Ghostbusters," Ramis moved on to direct "Vacation" and the beloved "Groundhog Day." While he would later collaborate with Bill Murray and Chevy Chase, if Landis had gotten his way, the "Saturday Night Live" graduates would have worked with Ramis on this film first, as the two leads. Instead, only one SNL alum made the cast: John Belushi cemented his lamented genius, in this first of a too-brief film career. This very rare advance one sheet looks fantastic, with sharp edges and clean borders and only a bent bottom-left corner. Near Mint.

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    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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