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June 23, 2023

Special Report: Reading of the Lost Ark

Special Guests: Frank Marshall, Howard Kazanjian
Guest Co-Hosts: Chris Stachiw, Andrew Rausch

On this special limited series, we read the story transcripts from the Raiders of the Lost Ark story conference wherein George Lucas (Chris Stachiw of The Kulturecast), Steven Spielberg (Author Andrew Rausch), and (Mike White) discuss the idea for a new adventure hero... Indiana Smith.... 

This series will be at least eight parts which include three parts reading, three parts discussion, at least one interview, and a discussion of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Artwork by Jim Steranko. Opening theme from Nottingham Music Excellence.

Listen/Download Now:


Dial of Destiny:

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015:

Buy Raiders of the Lost Ark on Blu-Ray
Buy Howard Kazanjian: A Producer's Life by J.W. Rinzler
Download the story conference from CinephiliaBeyond.org
Read Lawrence Kasdan's early script drafts
Buy books by Andrew Rausch
Hear podcasts by Chris Stachiw
Read Mike's article, When George Lucas Had Talent
Read Mike's article, Digging up the Bones of Indy Jones
Read The “Raiders” Story Conference by Mystery Man on Film
Become a supporter of The Projection Booth
Buy The Spear of Destiny: The Occult Power Behind the Spear which pierced the side of Christ by Trevor Ravenscroft

"Raiders Theme" - Nottingham Music Excellence
All other music by John Williams


Raiding The Lost Ark: A Filmumentary By Jamie Benning from Filmumentaries - Jamie Benning on Vimeo.

1 comment:

  1. In the early 80s 'Raiders' was almost like an art house flick; sure, there was 1 ad on telly & write ups in the music press but seriously, the kids didn't know about it?!