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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: My First Adventure (2000)

When Professor Henry Jones Sr. is invited to give lectures all over the world in May 1908, he takes along his wife and son, and invites his former tutor Miss Helen Seymour to teach Henry Jr... See full summary »

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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Corey Carrier ... Henry 'Indiana' Jones, Jr.
Margaret Tyzack ... Miss Helen Seymour
Ruth de Sosa Ruth de Sosa ... Anna Jones
Lloyd Owen ... Professor Henry Jones, Sr.
Kevin McNally ... Walter Harris (archive footage)
Rowena Cooper Rowena Cooper ... Emily Keen (archive footage)
Ashley Walters ... Omar (archive footage)
Oliver Ford Davies ... Ship's Captain (archive footage)
Pip Torrens ... Howard Carter (archive footage)
Antony Zaki Antony Zaki ... Rasheed Sallam (archive footage) (as Tariq Alibai)
Vic Tablian ... Demetrios / Claw
Joseph Bennett Joseph Bennett ... T. E. Lawrence
Tony Alleff Tony Alleff ... Bassam Ghaly (archive footage)
Tony Robinson ... Pierre Duclos (archive footage)
Keith Marsh Keith Marsh ... Bishop (archive footage)
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When Professor Henry Jones Sr. is invited to give lectures all over the world in May 1908, he takes along his wife and son, and invites his former tutor Miss Helen Seymour to teach Henry Jr. during the trip. Their first stop is Cairo, Egypt. When Junior, who prefers to be called 'Indy' and Miss Seymour visit the pyramids, they are invited by T.E. Lawrence (another former student of hers) to join an archaeological dig. When the mummy disappears and a priceless headpiece is stolen, young Indy gets his first taste of adventure. On their next stop in Tangiers, the family stays with Professor Jones' former class mate Walter Harris. Indy befriends a young slave named Omar who belongs to Emily Keen. The two of them get into trouble when they Indy insists on visiting the market place to see a salted head displayed on a pole. Caught by slave traders, they are end up at an auction from which only Harris can attempt to rescue them. Written by Il Tesoro

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2007 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the new opening sequence featuring Indiana Jones as a baby (Neil Boulane) and a toddler (Boutalat), we learn his full name is Henry Walton Jones, Jr. George Lucas full name is George Walton Lucas Jr. See more »

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In the "adventure map" scene Morocco is divided between French and Spanish protectorates. This partition took place in 1912, 4 years after the time of the story. See more »

Quotes

Henry 'Indiana' Jones, Jr.: [narrating] You know how it is when you really like someone the first time you ever meet them? I mean really like them? Well, that's how it was with me and Indiana. We were buddies straight up.
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Should be first 'adventures'
12 March 2008 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

The title is a bit of an inappropriately long mouthful and the film is clearly split into two separate halves that have nothing to do with each other. I'm not really fussed about this, as they both have enough plot and developments to keep the viewer interested.

It opens with Young Indy explaining how he is no ordinary child before being shipped off around the world as his dad (Lloyd Owen doing a very good Sean Connery impression) goes on a lecture tour. Though his mother and private tutor don't take too kindly to his willingness to get into loads of trouble.

When in Egypt Indy meets Laurence of Arabia and helps unearth a tomb in which a priceless headpiece is stolen (this plot is never resolved but I assume it will in later instalments). In Morocco he is kidnapped by slave traders and makes pals with a young servant.

That's it really. Nothing really involving but it is nice, light entertainment. The educational aspect of Indy meeting historical figures and learning a wide range of things from them is not in the least distracting and is actually convincing as what inspires him to be the famous archaeologist that he ends up being.

A promising start, I don't why John Williams didn't allow for his theme to be used though. It was even in the video games after all. And since this is a genuine Lucasfilm production I was surprised it was not included even if it would have been a bit out of place considering the material.


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