head head head
Home Contact RSS Feed
Watch Now: ‘Raiders of the Lost Archives’ Explores the Origins of Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones

It’s no surprise that the Indiana Jones movies borrow liberally from the smashing pulp adventures of the past; after all, George Lucas did co-create the character. StooTV, the creator of the web series The Old Indiana Jones Chronicles, has created Raiders of the Lost Archives, a fascinating video that breaks down the opening sequence of the iconic, globe-trotting archaeologist and adventurer’s inaugural (and still best) silver screen opus Raiders of the Lost Ark into a shot-by-shot comparison to scenes from thirty different adventure films made between 1919 to 1973.

You can watch the entire 13-minute here below.

The film’s influences have been well documented over the years, but one fact that seems to escape even the most ardent fan of Indiana Jones is the acknowledged inspiration on the opening sequence by Uncle Scrooge comics. The spirit of adventure is a hard one to exorcise.


[Source: StooTV via Super Punch]

Topics: Movies, News, Videos
Previous Article
Next Article
Geeks of Doom on Instagram Follow Geeks of Doom on Tumblr
Geeks of Doom on YouTube Geeks of Doom on Pinterest
Geeks of Doom Email Digest Geeks of Doom RSS Feed
The Drill Down Podcast TARDISblend Podcast Westworld Podcast
2016  ·   2015  ·   2014  ·   2013  ·   2012  ·   2011  ·   2010  ·   2009  ·   2008  ·   2007  ·   2006  ·   2005
Geeks of Doom is proudly powered by WordPress.

Students of the Unusual™ comic cover used with permission of 3BoysProductions
The Mercuri Bros.™ comic cover used with permission of Prodigal Son Press

Geeks of Doom is designed and maintained by our geeky webmaster
All original content copyright ©2005-2016 Geeks of Doom
All external content copyright of its respective owner, except where noted
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under
a Creative Commons License.
About | Privacy Policy | Contact