Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark: Visual Echoes

In this video essay, Glass Distortion presents a side by side comparison of shots from Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and the films they were inspired by, demonstrating Steven Spielberg’s intention to pay homage to the classic adventure serials of the early cinema.

 


Harrison Ford


Influences


Side by Side


Steven Spielberg: Style & Technique


Action Adventure


Steven Spielberg


Indiana Jones Series