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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father (1996)

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The globe trotting trip that Henry Jones, Jr. sets out on in the early 1900s next takes him and his family to Russia. A few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is ... See full summary »
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Eva Océnasová ...
Mrs. Vlasov (as Eva Ocenasova)
Jana Altmanová ...
Mrs. Tolstoy (as Jana Altmannova)
Milan Gargula ...
Russian Priest
Milan Gal ...
Russian Novitiate
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Inn Keeper
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Ladislav Demetr ...
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Marian Cingros ...
Gypsy Grandfather
Miroslav Dubský ...
Russian Peasant (as Miroslav Dlibsky)
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The globe trotting trip that Henry Jones, Jr. sets out on in the early 1900s next takes him and his family to Russia. A few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is greatly displeased with Indy. Indy runs away into the Russian countryside and wakes in the morning on a haystack. He encounters an odd, cantankerous old man named Leo Tolstoy, who is in full agreement that "hell" is other people. Both are running away to seek a simpler life. They cross the countryside, encountering colorful Gypsies and avoiding fierce Imperial Cossack troops. The hardships of the journey make Indy homesick, but he won't soon forget his journey with the stubborn old man. Indy's next destination is Greece, where his mother Anna realizes that father and son need to spend more time together. The two bristle at each other's company as they explore the sites of ancient Greece, but Henry finally reaches past Indy's impudence and stubbornness when the topic turns to philosophy and the teachings ... Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Fourth and last Young Indy TV movie shown on The Family Channel, originally shot as three different episodes for a proposed third season of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992). The full length episode from which the 'bookend' sequence with Sean Patrick Flanery comes, was included in Chapter 19: "The Winds of Change", while the reedited main part of this movie starring Corey Carrier, would become Chapter 4: "Travels with Father". See more »

Goofs

Though the story takes place no later than 1910 (the year of Tolstoy's death) the map linking sequence between the Russia and Greece segments show frontiers established after the II Balkan War (1913). Bulgaria's shape in particular is pretty revealing. See more »

Quotes

Indiana Jones: [Indy and his father are splashing around in a lake] I didn't even know you could swim.
Prof. Henry Jones, Sr.: There's a lot you don't know about me, Junior.
[splashes water at his son]
Prof. Henry Jones, Sr.: When I was five years old, I used to go swimming in a loch. Now that was cold!
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
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Written by Jack Norworth and Albert von Tilzer
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Carrier makes the best Indy
12 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

In my opinion, 'Young Indiana Jones Travels with Father' is the best in the series. The acting is fair, the story is great, the scenery is very pleasant, and the whole movie adventure is simply fantastic. If only I could get hold of the video! This movie is perfect viewing for all ages. Young Indy fans, look out for this one.


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