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Frank Darabont (written by)
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Release Date:
21 November 1999 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Indiana Jones helps British and Australian soldiers take the town of Beersheba during the Great War. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Boys Own Adventures See more (4 total) »

Cast

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Sean Patrick Flanery ... Indiana Jones (archive footage)

Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Maya (archive footage) (as Catherine Zeta Jones)

Julian Firth ... Richard Meinertzhagen (archive footage)

Cameron Daddo ... Jack Anders (archive footage)

Douglas Henshall ... T.E. Lawrence (archive footage)

Haluk Bilginer ... Col. Ismet Bey (archive footage)

Daniel Craig ... Schiller (archive footage)
Kerem Atabeyoglu ... Rashid (archive footage)

Colin Baker ... Chauvel (archive footage)

Tony Bonner ... Bouchier (archive footage)
Terrence Hardiman ... Fitzgerald (archive footage)
Stuart Bennett ... Kevin (archive footage)

Todd Boyce ... Dex (archive footage)
Bernard Brown ... General Hodgson (archive footage)
Vincenzo Nicoli ... Kazim (archive footage)
Robert Swann ... Grant (archive footage)
Alan Talbot ... Sergeant Porter (archive footage)
John Vine ... Allenby (archive footage)
Ali Yalaz ... Greasy Man (archive footage)
James Bowers ... British Artillery Spotter (archive footage)
Halil Dogan ... Turkey Sentry Captain (archive footage)
Okan Bayülgen ... Turkish Spotterman (archive footage) (as Okan Boyulgen)
James McMartin ... British Artilleryman (archive footage)
Ozgur Erkekli ... Turkish Artilleryman (archive footage)
Kanat Tibet ... Turkish Artilleryman #2 (archive footage)

Ben Miller ... French Officer (archive footage)
Tolga Yalcinkaya ... Turkish Adjutant (archive footage)
Simon Murray ... German Officer (archive footage)

Directed by
Simon Wincer 
 
Writing credits
Frank Darabont (written by)

Produced by
Doris Kirch .... co-producer
George Lucas .... executive producer
Rick McCallum .... producer (as Rick Mccallum)
 
Original Music by
Laurence Rosenthal 
 
Cinematography by
David Tattersall 
 
Film Editing by
Ben Burtt 
 
Casting by
Janet Hirshenson (U.S.)
Jane Jenkins (U.S.)
Roger Mussenden (U.S.)
 
Production Design by
Gavin Bocquet 
 
Art Direction by
Lucy Richardson 
 
Set Decoration by
Peter Walpole 
 
Costume Design by
Charlotte Holdich 
 
Makeup Department
Suzanne Belcher .... assistant makeup artist
Pat Hay .... makeup artist
Meinir Jones-Lewis .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
David Brown .... executive in charge of production
Ed Granlund .... post-production supervisor
John McDonnell .... unit manager
Charles Salmon .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob Donaldson .... first assistant director
Marcia Gay .... second assistant director
Crispin Reece .... second unit director
 
Art Department
David Bubb .... standby (as Dave Bubb)
Geoff Kingsley .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Dave Baron .... assistant sound editor
Jessica Bellfort .... assistant sound editor
Tom Bellfort .... supervising sound editor
Christian Boatsman .... assistant sound editor
Sara Bolder .... sound editor (as Sarah Bolder)
Bob Edwards .... re-recording sound mixer
Jamie Luker .... sound recording engineer
Laird M. Malamed .... assistant sound editor (as Laird Malamed)
Larry Oatfield .... sound editor
Susan Sanford .... assistant sound editor
Christopher Scarabosio .... sound editor (as Chris Scarabosio)
Kevin Sellers .... assistant sound editor
Terry Sharratt .... boom operator
Michael Silvers .... sound editor
Steve Slanec .... assistant sound editor
Bruce White .... sound mixer
Matthew Wood .... assistant sound editor
Ben Burtt .... sound designer (uncredited)
Colin O'Neill .... digital audio technician (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David Beavis .... special effects (as Dave Beavis)
Gary Cohen .... special effects
Ken Lailey .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Joseph Brattesani .... digital artist
Ronn Brown .... matte painter: ILM
Eric Chauvin .... matte painter: ILM
Danielle Ciccarelli .... digital artist
Orin Green .... digital artist
Kristine Hanna .... visual effects supervisor
Mark Holmes .... digital artist
Paul Huston .... matte painter: ILM
Ali Laventhol .... digital artist
Bill Mather .... matte painter: ILM (as Bill Mathers)
Jimi Simmons .... digital artist
Allison Smith-Murphy .... visual effects supervisor
Yusei Uesugi .... matte painter: ILM
 
Stunts
Jon Blake .... stunt performer
Jordi Casares .... stunt coordinator (as Jorges Casares)
Andrew Clarke .... stunt performer
Ken Connley .... stunt performer
Simon Crane .... stunt coordinator
Gerald Egan .... stunt performer
Serge Lazareff .... stunt performer
Sean McCabe .... stunt double
Malcolm Pritchard .... stunt performer
Johnny Raaen .... stunt performer (as John Raaen)
Leo Sclanders .... stunt performer
Bill Stacey .... stunt performer
Bill Willoughby .... stunt performer
Jim Willoughby .... stunt performer (as James Willoughby)
Raymond Winslade .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fred Brown .... electrician
Trevor Coop .... camera operator
Mike Evans .... focus puller
Chuck Finch .... gaffer
Keith Hamshere .... still photographer
Milan Jirsa .... electrician
Dean Morrish .... focus puller
Peter Myslowski .... camera grip
Keegan O'Neill .... clapper loader
Paige Thomas .... clapper loader
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ken Crouch .... wardrobe supervisor (as Kenny Crouch)
Liz Dann .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Jim Barrett .... colorist
Jonathan Bresman .... post-production assistant
Alan Chimenti .... on-line editor
T.M. Christopher .... additional picture editor
Gary Coates .... colorist
Dan Feinstein .... on-line editor
Greg Gilmore .... on-line editor (as Gregory Gilmore)
Robert Grahamjones .... assistant picture editor (as Robert Graham Jones)
Neil Harris .... telecine operator
Mai Huynh .... post-production assistant
Robert Marty .... assistant picture editor (as Bob Marty)
Michael Mintz .... telecine operator
Dana Mulligan .... additional picture editor
Dana Mulligan .... assistant picture editor
Cheryl Nardi .... assistant picture editor
Tal David Skloot .... assistant picture editor (as Tal Skloot)
 
Music Department
Daniel Brock .... music production supervisor
Jamie Forester .... music editor
Malcolm Luker .... music scoring mixer
Patrick Mullins .... music editor
David Slusser .... music editor
 
Other crew
Jane Bay .... executive assistant: George Lucas
Michael Blanchard .... technical coordinator
Jerry Castro .... technical coordinator
Kathryn Farrar .... financial controller
Deborah Fine .... researcher
Greg Gilmore .... main title design (as Gregory Gilmore)
Wendy Gorman .... accountant: U.S.A.
Sally Jones .... script supervisor
Anne Merrifield .... secretary to executive producer
Sophie Milton Wright .... assistant: Rick McCallum (as Sophie Milton)
Janine Modder .... production coordinator (as Janine Lodge)
Julia Overton .... coordinator: London
Zafer Par .... production services: Turkey
Jo Pond .... location accountant
John Sinclair .... technical coordinator
Nihat Ulner .... production services: Turkey
Dylan Way .... technical coordinator
Malcolm Yapp .... advisor (as Prof. Malcolm Yapp)
 

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Also Known As:
"Daredevils of the Desert" - USA (short title)
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82 min
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UK:12 (cut)
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Trivia:
The mounted charge at the end of the film and some other scenes were directly lifted from the 1987 Australian feature film The Lighthorsemen (1987).See more »
Quotes:
T.E. Lawrence:There's a well at Beersheba called the well of Abraham.
Indiana Jones:Do you think Abraham used it?
T.E. Lawrence:Bible says that he brought his flocks out of the desert and watered them there, which in a way is what you have to do.
Indiana Jones:Only I'm no Abraham, and those soldiers aren't sheep.
T.E. Lawrence:Well some of the generals think they are.
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Boys Own Adventures, 17 July 2006
Author: zeppo-2 from United Kingdom

Enjoyable hokum and a throwback to the days of Saturday morning serials at the local cinema. A young hero, evil baddies and a dastardly plot that must be foiled! If you like the old type Boys Own adventures, this will be lots of fun. Just don't expect all the nuances of today's modern film making. This is all action, seat of your pants stuff for almost 80 minutes.

I felt transported back to my youth and can recommend this series of films, some are better than others and others are worse, but they all have a sense of fun.

Also nice to spot all the faces from British television, one actor from long running UK soap, Coronation Street, plays a German World War 1 officer. Quite a change of pace!

A young Catherine Zeta Jones plays a Mati Hari spy before she went on to Hollywood blockbusters and marriage or vice versa....

As young Indy, Sean Patrick Flanery makes an engaging hero and like the rest of the cast in this, looks to be enjoying himself.

Although not big budget, this betrays it's straight to video origins and plays like a good Hollywood blockbuster and I've seen far worse films with much more money spent on them.

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