As was mentioned in Minute 31 of our Temple of Doom coverage, it turns out that bats really do fill the skies in Sri Lanka during the daylight hours. We were able to film these bats in Kandy, Sri Lanka at approximately 3:00 in the afternoon. Not only were the skies filled with bats but […]
Welcome to the Indiana Jones Minute reference library. We will include things we’ve mentioned on the show, random things related to the movies and basically anything we think might be interesting and relevant.
Curious about the plane used in the filming of the Temple of Doom? As mentioned in ToD Minute 15, it’s actually a famous plane that was once used for some of the earliest transcontinental (U.S.) passenger flights. See it in action here:
Chris Hopkins was kind enough to share a couple of early Indy artwork drafts with us: If you enjoyed listening to artist Chris Hopkins on our bonus Temple of Doom poster episode and would like to see more of his work please visit his website at http://www.chrishopkinsart.com/.
If you’d like to follow along with the first Indiana Jones Minute Bonus Episode that discusses the teaser and theatrical trailer you can find them at: Temple of Doom Teaser Trailer Temple of Doom Theatrical Trailer
If you haven’t seen Jim Steranko’s spectacular concept art for Raiders of the Lost Ark yet, this is definitely a must see.
Here is the link to the incredible “Filmumentary” we have been discussing on the program. It’s an incredible piece of work that intersperses behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and fascinating information with the movie itself. Check it out!
If you’d like to join us as we fight our way through the streets of Cairo, somebody on the Internet did some absolutely amazing detective work and tracked down a lot of the street filming locations that were actually shot in Kairouan, Tunisia. It’s incredible how little many of these locations have changed so if you […]
If you want to enjoy some classic Kenner action figures, please check out this vintage commercial celebrating the magic of Indy, Toht and the Cairo Swordsman. It’s all downhill from here…
After visiting Marshall College and Indy’s house, we thought we might as well see Dr. Jones off and so we visited the magnificent flying boat that was used in the filming of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Epitomizing the glamour of the golden age of flight, the Pan American China Clipper took Indy to Manila en route to […]
Read the same issue of Life Magazine that Toht’s henchman is reading on the China Clipper and catch up with the latest in Indy’s world!
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