When Steven Spielberg first broke through in the movie biz, it was inconceivable that somebody that young could be a director. And indeed, this was a period when young people were finally breaking through in Hollywood and telling their own stories, and the big Spiel made his mark pretty early.
We recently reported that the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark will have a one week run in IMAX.
There have been several movie prop auctions in recent memory that turned up incredible stuff for the genre movie buffs with lots of cash.
Several months back, we ran a story about Thriller being one of the first sell through video that brought VHS prices down to earth.
Indiana Jones’s whip, the sole survivor out of six that were crafted for Raiders of the Lost Ark, will go up at auction on June 26 via Bonhams in L.A.
Hate to make anyone feel old, myself included, but Raiders of the Lost Ark is now thirty years old.
I can still remember seeing it at my local movie theater, which has long been demolished, and all the related hubbub the movie created when it came out.