Oregon Communities To Mark 40th Anniversary Of 'Animal House' With Togas And Revelry - News Release

By Brian Bull 
Published on http://www.klcc.org - AUG 15, 2018

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“National Lampoon’s Animal House” is a raunchy, beer-drenched fable of misfits rebelling against staunch conformity and authority.

Dean Wormer (from film): “You clowns have been on double-SECRET probation since the beginning of the semester…”

While the original Delta House has been long-demolished, many sites remain, including the Cottage Grove streets where the infamous parade scene was filmed.

Organizers are holding another parade, in an attempt to reclaim a Guinness Book of World Records recognition for most people in white togas.

John Belushi (from film): “Toga! Toga!”

Travis Palmer of Cottage Grove’s Chamber of Commerce was born the year the movie came out. But he and many locals identify with it to this day.

“There’s a character in the movie for everybody," says Palmer. "And I think that’s why it’s such an identifiable film and such a memorable film for people, is they all know a Bluto, they all know a D-Day, or an Otter. 

"Everybody has something they can identify with.”

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Oregon Communities To Mark 40th Anniversary Of 'Animal House' With Togas And Revelry