The title of this post has been rattling around in my head for the past day or two. When I started to do my research this morning, I realized that “Raiders of the Lost Ark” was based on this film from 1954. Now why doesn’t that surprise me?
“There’s nothing new under the sun”-burst.
The Other One
I know that we like our heroes to be perfect (or at least slightly flawed), but to have Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones be a rip-off of Charlton Heston’s Harry Steele is a crime.
To show you how ridiculous this is, watch this fake mock up of a preview:
See what I mean?