He basically pre-edits on the set and that requires proper planning. This technique of shooting only pre-planned and essential shots has been around since the early days of Hollywood.
In fact, it was a stunt that stuntman Terry Leonard had failed to pull off the year before in The Legend of the Lone Ranger He was thrilled at the chance of having another shot at it, but only agreed to do it if his friend and colleague Glenn Randall, Jr. The truck was specially constructed to be farther off the ground than normal to allow clearance for Indiana Jones to pass underneath safely, and the center of the road was also dug out.
In Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Arkwe see on the camera slate that the camera was set at twenty frames per second instead of the traditional twenty-four.
In other words, the shots were done in "fast motion", so the truck was not really moving as fast as depicted on-screen.
Harrison Ford was actually dragged behind the truck for some of the shots, badly bruising his ribs. When asked if he was worried, Ford quipped: If it really was dangerous, they would have filmed more of the movie first.
Terry Leonard plays the driver of the truck, who gets punched out of the cab by Ford. Vic Armstrong and Martin Grace play soldiers hanging onto the side of the truck before being knocked off.Joining Sideshow's line of the Indiana Jones collectibles is the City of Tanis - Map Room inch Figure Environment from the Raiders of the Lost Ark film.
Each5/5(7). For the headstone crystal to use the sun's beams to properly show the location of the Well of the Souls in the map room, it's not just enough to hold it in "a certain place at a certain time of day." It also has to be the correct time of year, as the sun's position in the sky changes depending on the time of year.
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An Open Letter to Amy Farrah-Fowler, Ph. D.
Regarding your erroneous conclusion that Indiana Jones played no role in the outcome of Raiders of the Lost Ark, So that brings us, inevitably, to this conclusion: no Ark without Jones getting to the map room in the Well of Souls with a staff of the correct length and the original headpiece.
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