Subject: Re: Lucas & Spielberg Originally Wanted to Make Indiana Jones a Child Rapist
> reilloc<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 11/6/2017 9:16 PM, BTR1701 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 think I recognize you as one of the wingnuts who lurks around here,
> > right?
> Nope. Try again, chief.
> > Tell us, how old was Mary when god got her pregnant?
> Well, considering that didn't actually happen and the god you refer to is
> no more real than Zeus or Quetzalcoatl, I'd say it's an irrelevancy here.
> > Not thought about it; not kicked it around in a movie discussion; did it.
> That god/Mary crap is just as fictional as Indiana Jones.
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