Read the transcript of the first story meeting for “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

As a bonus treat, there’s also a hand written treatment by none other than George Lucas. The first story meeting, held in 1978, included Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Lawrence Kasdan working out the kinks of the beloved character, Indiana Jones, and the story that would become Raiders of the Lost Ark. If you’ve ever wondered how Hollywood could come up with a character so iconic, here’s a behind the scenes look.







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