'National Lampoon's Animal House,' a 1978 comedy film directed by John Landis, is set in 1962 and revolves around the two fraternities at the fictional Faber College, namely, Omega Theta Pi House and Delta Tau Chi House. While Dean Vernon Wormer favors the former, the latter is the bane of his existence. When two socially awkward freshmen, Larry and Kent, apply to the Omegas, but are denied entry.
The Dean chooses the Omegas to replace the Deltas, which are a well-known comedy group. The film also entices you to learn more about the actual filming locations of 'National Lampoon's Animal House.'
Locations for Animal House Filming at National Lampoon
'National Lampoon's Animal House' was shot in Oregon and California, primarily in Eugene, Lane County, and Los Angeles County in October 1977. The film's principal photography, according to sources, was completed in December of the same year.
The majority of the pivotal scenes for 'National Lampoon's Animal House' were shot in Eugene, the second largest city in Oregon, right after Portland. The Delta House was doubled for the Phi Kappa Psi house and the Sigma Nu house at 729 East 11th Street and 763 East 11th Avenue, respectively.
The DePasto house at 2160 Potter Street in Eugene was also used as a recording location for the fictional Faber College. While the Johnson Hall in Central Campus doubled as the Administration Building of Faber College, the Gerlinger Hall on the Women's Memorial Quadrangle stood in for the fictional college's Emily Dickinson Hall.
The university of Oregon's Fishbowl Cafe, which includes Bluto posing as a zit bursting, was shot at Autzen Stadium at 2727 Leo Harris Parkway, Hayward Field at15th Avenue and Agate Street, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at 1430 Johnson Lane, and the Tennis courts on East 18th Avenue.
Oregon's Lane County is a county where the county is located.
Cottage Grove, Oregon's fourth-most populous county, served as another important production location for 'National Lampoon's Animal House,' filmed at 733 East Main Street.
The Relax Inn at 1030 North Pacific Highway in Cottage Grove doubled for the Rainbow Motel in the John Landis directorial. Besides, several important scenes were recorded in and around the Dexter Lake Club at 39128 Dexter Road.
California's Los Angeles County is a county seat.
The production of 'National Lampoon's Animal House' visited Los Angeles County, the country's most populated county, for shooting. The Universal Studios Lot is a 400-acre facility with production facilities, dressing rooms, and a huge backlot area, which makes it a suitable shooting location for various assignments.