In a new episode of Art of the Scene by CineFix, they take an in-depth look at the iconic boulder scene from the 1981 fantasy adventure film Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark directed by Steven Spielberg.
Indiana Jones wouldn’t occupy his place in our collective consciousness were it not for this scene. The soundtrack, cinematography, production design and special effects all came together in a spectacular sequence that established an enduring character in cinematic history. We’ll take you though the scene’s backstory, telling you about the contributions of Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and the film’s entire creative team.
The original scene for the sake of comparison: