Grave robbing

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Posted by Indy Magnoli on September 04, 1997 at 08:47:25:

In Reply to: Re: RAIDERS of the FALLEN EMPIRE? Let's speculate... posted by JC Maley on September 04, 1997 at 04:17:27:

: : I disagree. I really don't like the original title "Raiders" because it certifies Indy as a pothunter and graverobber, which he's not.

: : -Indy

: Indy *is* a graverobber - part-time, at least. If you know anything about the original idea of Indy, he was supposed to be a "mild-mannered"
: archaeologist while teaching and a treasure-hunter/tomb-raider/field man the other half of the time. This was the essence of "Raiders".

If Indy is a graverobber, than he's no better than Belloq, the Nazis, or anyone else for that matter. Ford takes his character very seriously; if he decides to give Indy the appearance of a grave robber, than Indy is not the "good guy!"


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