January 24th, 2014: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Cast and Crew: Steven Spielberg (Director); George Lucas and Frank Marshall (Executive Producers); John Williams (Score); Denholm Elliott, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover

What It’s About:  Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) once again adventures into mystery when his father Dr. Henry Jones (Sean Connery), a medievalist who specialized in the legend of the Holy Grail, goes missing in Europe.

Why Watch it Today?:  The Boy Scouts were founded on this date in 1908.  The lengthy opening sequence is a flashback featuring River Phoenix as Indiana Jones in his Scout days, getting his first taste of high adventure.

 

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