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(via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN9xpqG1giY)

I AM SO RIDICULOUSLY EXCITED FOR THIS!

“The beginning of the franchise: No, not Raiders of the Lost Ark—I’m talking about a full three years earlier, when George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and co-writer Lawrence Kasdan sat down to hash out their ideas for Raiders from start to finish.

It took them a week, but the transcript of the entire story conference, which just surfaced on Reddit, is packed full of quirky, enlightening insights into the thought process behind what eventually became my favorite action-adventure film. Here are a few highlights, and trust me: they belong in a museum.”

The 1978 Spielberg/Lucas meeting that spawned Raiders of the Lost Ark