Mon, 13 June 2016
Archaeologist — A person who searches for Lost Arks, Noah’s Ark, and ark-i-texture while craving adventure and excitement.
When Raiders of the Lost Ark premiered thirty-five years ago, audiences were reintroduced to the kind of swashbuckling adventure stories that had inspired George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as children. In his alter-ego dressed in tweed, this unassuming college professor masked the heroic adventurer who traveled far and wide in search of artifacts to bring home to the museum. Since 1981, Indiana Jones has been a household name in homes across the United States and around the world. With a fifth movie in the works (starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones), the magic of the franchise hasn’t diminished at all, even though many decried Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. JediShua and shazbazzar are joined by SuperFriend Jorbex to take a look back at Raiders of the Lost Ark with behind-the-scenes interviews from 1981 as well as some well-known and not-so-well-known trivia.
In the FAMILY CIRCLE, the ‘Dads show their kids Raiders of the Lost Ark, some for the first time — others for another glimpse into the edge-of-your-seat excitement that doesn’t get old even thirty-five years later. The results: no one doesn’t like Raiders of the Lost Ark. It’s a hit with every generation.
JediShua digs into his collection of Indiana Jones artifacts in TOYS IN THE ATTIC, with new and old figures and toys, with stories about how he and his brother used to reenact the movie and imagine more adventures from the fantastic archaeologist. Kids in the ‘80s embraced the 1930s action hero with leather jackets, bullwhips, and fedoras as they journeyed to a place where fact meets fiction with Indiana Jones.
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