Raiders of the Lost Ark – The Return of the Great Adventure

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In 1981, when Raiders of the Lost Ark came out, I remember the American personnel of the military base near Alice Springs where I then lived, raving about this new film – ‘just when things can’t get any stickier for the hero, they [the film-makers] make things worse. It’s like those serials we used to […]