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In 1979 Michigan State University students Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert along with Raimi's high school friend Bruce Campbell, cobbled together sixteen hundred dollars to shoot an Eight millimeter horror short entitled “Within the Woods”. The resulting 32 minute film would garner a fair amount of notoriety in the local Michigan press, primarily for the unique visual sensibilities of its then nineteen year old director, Raimi. Campbell and Raimi had each made dozens of short films over the years, but it was not until they met Tapert, a friend of Sam’s older brother Ivan, that they began to se...
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