- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 3, 2005

“Animal House” (1978) — Set in 1962, this popular film was the blueprint for movies about rambunctious frat house behavior.The late John Belushi — toga and all — is a standout as the No. 1 party animal, John ‘Bluto’ Blutarsky .

“School Daze” (1988) — Spike Lee’s musical drama examines life at a black college through the eyes of a quiet student who pledges a brutal fraternity in an attempt to fit in. Features an appearance by famed D.C. go-go band EU (Experience Unlimited).

“The Sterile Cuckoo” (1969) — Liza Minnelli earned an Oscar nomination as a self-loathing, eccentric college student who’s shunned by others but manages to strike up a romance with a reserved undergrad entomologist (Wendell Burton) during her freshman year.

“College” (1927) — Comedy starring Buster Keaton as a bookworm who becomes a jock to impress the girlfriend he fears losing.

“Horse Feathers” (1932) — Marx Brothers farce has Groucho as the new president of Huxley College, Quincy Adams Wagstaff. “Tomorrow we start tearing down the college,” Groucho announces. “Where will the students sleep?” ask his faculty. “Where they always sleep,” replies Groucho. “In the classroom.”


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