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    Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus. Harrison was a lackluster student at Maine Township High School East in Park Ridge Illinois (no athletic star, never above a C average). After dropping out of Ripon College in Wisconsin, where he did some acting and later summer stock, he signed a Hollywood contract with Columbia and later Universal. His roles in movies and television (Ironside (1967), The Virginian (1962)) remained secondary and, discouraged, he turned to a career in professional carpentry. He came back big four years later, however, as Bob Falfa in American Graffiti (1973). Four years after that, he hit colossal with the role of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). Another four years and Ford was Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).…

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    plant when suddenly the door opened, and two men stepped out. They grabbed a hold of Marshmallow and took him inside. He blacked out. When he woke up, he was stuck on a pole and he was tied to it. Below, was a pit of acid. The pole started lowering into the acid. He screamed frantically for help.…

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    Harrison Ford: The Star System In Hollywood The Star System in Hollywood is what powers the rise of unknowns into household names and Hollywood fame. The Star, the actor and even the real person all play a role in the success and failure of an actor or actress, personas which in combination will be able to make or break a film before it is even released. Harrison Ford manages this expertly, a rough yet heroic star, a quick witted and dead pan actor, and the actual person hidden away from the…

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    why I see this movie as one of the best acting performances to ever hit the theater. This movie is often perceived as a funny movie, however it doesn’t get many of its laughs from dialogue and only a few with obvious gags. I find myself laughing in relief, surprise, and disbelief at the movie’s ability to pile one incident upon another in an inexhaustible series of events. One memorable scene that was arguably the funniest scene in the movie was when Indiana Jones was faced with fighting a sword…

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    Raiders of the lost Ark is a modern epic movie directed by Steven Spielberg. It has been filmed in 1981 and has received many prizes. An epic has five main characteristics. Indeed, the protagonist must be a hero of great stature, the setting is on a vast scale. An epic also requires superhuman actions, supernatural entities and it is written in an elevated style. I am going to describe three of those characteristics and illustrate them with pertinent details of the movie. First, the setting is…

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    Nearly three million years ago, Homo Habilis, one of our earliest ancestors, were wary of anyone who were different in any way, shape, or form, namely those who didn’t look, act, or belong with them. For them, the ability to be cautious towards “the other” could very much have been the difference between life and death. The human condition has been prevalent in our society since the rise of the Homo species. It has been the silent voice in the back of our mind and it has been instrumental in…

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    This movie takes place around the time of World war II and the Nazis.Indiana Jones is a unique man who became a college at Marshall College, but has a hobby as an archaeologist. Jones spends his free time hunting for hidden treasures and ancient artifacts around the world. One of his expeditions , Jones worked his way through a cave setup with traps. At the end of the cave , he took the golden idol and barely escaped with his own life. However , Jones’ rival archaeologist , Rene Belloq…

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    Indiana Jones, the main character in the first film Indian Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark, is an archaeologist that goes on a hunt for the tablets which contained the Ten Commandments. The purpose of this paper is to conclude that Dr. Jones is not a true archaeologist, but instead a looter. This paper will focus on his behaviors in the first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark to give evidence to support the theory mentioned. The definition of archaeologist is “the scientific study of prehistoric…

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    Raiders of the Lost Ark In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones had stated “I’m goin’ after that truck.” Sallah had responded with, “How?” Bravely, Indiana Jones replies by saying, “I don’t know, I’m makin’ this up as I go.” According to filmsite, Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark was directed by Steven Spielberg in 1981. This movie is also an example of a modern epic. There are five traits are characterized in an epic. The five traits of an epic are that the protagonist is a hero with the…

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    ‘Star Wars’ Stars Harrison Ford and John Boyega’s Nigerian Meal At Peckham Stars of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Harrison Ford and John Boyega shared a distinctively Nigerian meal at Peckham at the end of a day’s filming at Pinewood Studios. Being an old Peckham resident of Nigerian descent, the 805 restaurant at Old Kent Road in London was Boyega’s choice. Naturally, the place went into a tizzy at seeing Han Solo and Finn casually stroll in. The diner’s manager Emmanuel James recalls:…

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