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Subject: Re: Lucas & Spielberg Originally Wanted to Make Indiana Jones a Child Rapist
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In article <otre0b$d6c$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> 
wrote:

> On 11/6/2017 11:25 PM, A Friend wrote:
> > In article<ys2dnV-zHs8EuJzHnZ2dnUU7-T_NnZ2d@giganews.com>, BTR1701
> ><no_email@invalid.invalid> wrote:
> > 
> >> http://www.comicsbeat.com/indiana-jones-child-molester/
> >>
> >> Recently, a transcript has surfaced of the story conference between George
> >> Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Lawrence Kasdan, in which they hammer out the
> >> ideas for RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. At 126 pages, there's much to digest,
> >> but some may find this bit of dialog a bit hard to swallow, as the trio
> >> discusses Marion, Indy's love interest. (G is Lucas, S, Spielberg and L,
> >> Kasdan)
> >>
> >> G — I was thinking that this old guy could have been his mentor. He could
> >> have known this little girl when she was just a kid. Had an affair with 
> >> her
> >> when she was eleven.
> >>
> >> L — And he was forty-two.
> >>
> >> G — He hasn't seen her in twelve years. Now she's twenty-two. It's a real
> >> strange relationship.
> >>
> >> S — She had better be older than twenty-two.
> >>
> >> G — He's thirty-five, and he knew her ten years ago when he was 
> >> twenty-five
> >> and she was only twelve. It would be amusing to make her slightly young at
> >> the time.
> >>
> >> S — And promiscuous. She came onto him.
> >>
> >> G — Fifteen is right on the edge. I know it's an outrageous idea, but it 
> >> is
> >> interesting. Once she's sixteen or seventeen, it's not interesting 
> >> anymore.
> >> But if she was fifteen and he was twenty-five and they actually had an
> >> affair the last time they met. And she was madly in love with him and he--
> >>
> >> S — She has pictures of him.
> >>
> >> One thing that springs to mind is that this is a bit like the relationship
> >> between Carol (14-year-old Mackenzie Phillips) and John Milner (Paul Le
> >> Mat) who goes on a drag race against Bob Falfa (Harrison Ford) in Lucas's
> >> AMERICAN GRAFFITI, so this idea must have had some appeal to Lucas.
> >>
> >> The other is... blecccch.
> > 
> > 
> > I have in mind the end of THE CANTERVILLE GHOST, the 1944 remake with
> > Robert Young and Margaret O'Brien.  Young and O'Brien play distantly
> > related cousins, both the descendants of a ghost that haunts O'Brien's
> > castle.  At the very end, with the ghost liberated to seek his proper
> > place in the hereafter, Young picks up seven-year-old O'Brien and holds
> > her close in friendly fashion.  O'Brien says, very seriously, that
> > she'll be old enough to marry him in, like, eleven years.  Young grins
> > broadly (yep! he seems to be saying), the music swells, and the film
> > goes to black.  Holy shit.
> 
> Earlier today I read about the first woman getting caught up in this 
> 'sexual harassment of underage kids' Hollywood outing festival.  Never 
> mind that all she did was make a joke on the internet...a joke we've 
> heard many, many times before including on this newsgroup:
> 
> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5053683/Ali-Michael-slamm...
> ng-Finn-Wolfhard-joke.html

Jesus, he looks older than her.

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