Any fan of the Evil Dead trilogy probably knows the the story of how the franchise began โ€” a young Sam Raimi and his pal Bruce Campbell made a super-cheap horror short called "Within the Woods" in 1978, which they used as a presentation to 1) prove they had the skills to make a real movie and 2) secure funding for said movie. Well, it obviously worked, and now you can see "Within the Woods" in all its $1600, insanely-young Bruce Campbellian glory below.

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