A PBS special from 1981, directed by Phillip David Schuman, featuring candid on set scenes featuring Steven Spielberg directing and other behind the scenes footage with stars Harrison Ford and Karen Allen and producer George Lucas.

Category: Film, Weekend

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2 Responses to “The Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark”

  1. CD4P says:

    Great original actioneer!

    Unfortunately linked to The Crystal Skull and its reliance on CGIs…. Yuck.

  2. jmay says:

    This is fantastic. It’s like going to film school in one hour.

    Spielberg was like the Mozart of movies back then. It was all in his head, it was just a question of executing it.

    For anyone who has the time and interest – this is a fascinating transcript of the initial Raiders story meetings that Spielberg and Lucas had with Larry Kasdan:

    http://maddogmovies.com/almost/scripts/raidersstoryconference1978.pdf