Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Animal House Souvenirs

In 1978, I emceed the Nashville premiere of Animal House. My radio station gave away a lot of promotional items, including this book. It was written by Chris Miller, who also worked on the screenplay. This book has much more material than made it to the movie, like how Pinto got his name. Luckily, Animal House the book just got re-released last month in a 29th anniversary edition. You can buy it here.

Here's a shot of the station's commemorative T-shirt.

Most people had never seen a movie like this. At the parade scene, folks were falling out of their chairs, and literally rolling in the aisles clutching their stomachs. A good time was had by all.

By the way, if you were at the premiere, here's what I was wearing:

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