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Raiders of the Lost Archetype

Often cited as a direct inspiration for Indiana Jones, Charlton Heston is Harry Steele. Steele is a treasure hunting gigolo hot on the trail of an ancient Incan artifact in Jerry Hopper's 1954 Secret of the Incas. The film opens with a song featuring the beautiful soprano of the illustrious Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, better known by her stage name of Yma Sumac(previously and previously). The song may be familiar to fans of The Big Lebowski. [more inside]
posted by AElfwine Evenstar on Jan 24, 2012 - 12 comments

It's alive!

Frankenstein Film Stills, a Flickr set. [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on Nov 13, 2010 - 12 comments

1001 Movies, Set To Music

First published in 2003, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a reference book which provides blurbs for a list of critically acclaimed films. YouTuber matthiasheuermann has begun an ambitious, collective project to set selections from each of the films to music. [more inside]
posted by 235w103 on Nov 10, 2008 - 23 comments

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