WITHIN THE WOODS
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WITHIN THE WOODS
DIRECTOR: SAM RAIMI, U.S.A. 1979

Within The Woods is a 32 minute Super-8 movie. Director Sam Raimi used it to entice investors and get the funding needed to produce a feature length version, which would become "The Evil Dead".
 
STARRING: BRUCE CAMPBELL, ELLEN SANDWEISS, SCOTT SPIEGEL, MARY VALENTI
PRODUCED BY ROBERT G. TAPERT ( AS "RIP" TAPERT)
MAKE UP EFFECTS BY TOM SULLIVAN
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY SAM RAIMI
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TRIVIA:

Within The Woods was shot on a budget of $1600.

The movie was filmed in 6 days.

Apart from Mary, the actors use their own names in the movie.

The movie was shot on location at the Tapert family farm in Marshall,Michigan.

It had its premiere in a Detroit cinema called "The Punch And Judy"
in August 1979.


Scott Spiegel was unable to join the making of The Evil Dead due to work commitments.
He later co-wrote Evil Dead II with Sam Raimi.
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