Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark
by Phillip Schuman
Written by Phillip Schuman and Lee Davis Knight
Executive Producer Sidney Ganis
Narrated by Scott Beach
Originally a 16mm film, loaded
with excellent behind the scenes material, this
documentary won an Emmy
Award for Outstanding Informational Special.
It was produced by Howard Kazanjian and was broadcast
on PBS in 1981.
It as released on video in 1983 and later in 1989.
Also, it was part of the Laserdisc box set in
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Written and Directed by Robert
Produced by Sidney Ganis
Starring Harrison Ford
A TV special aired on ABC
in 1981 after the release of the film. It's hosted
by Harrison Ford and it features some of the material
used in the PBS
documentary. The focus, however, is primarily
upon the stunt work in Raiders
and films before it. This documentary was released
along with The Making
of Raiders special into one single videocassette
first in 1983 with the video release of Raiders
and then re-issued in 1990 with the video release
of Last Crusade.
of the Lost Ark:
A Look Inside
A 10-minute featurette on the making
of the film featuring interviews with George Lucas,
Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford produced for
the 1999 video release of the Indiana Jones saga.
Part of it was used in
ET!'s Behind the
Behind the Adventure
Directed by Miguel Enciso
Written by Carla Pennington Stewart and Andy Meyers
Executive Producer Linda Bell Blue
A one-hour special of Entertainment
Tonight aired in December 2000. The show
covers all three films, the Young Indy TV series
and the possibilities of a forth film. It featured
interviews with Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg,
George Lucas, Sean Connery and many others.