Saturday, April 4, 2009

I had been running along smoothly with a spate of Indiana Jones Mighty Muggs Saturdays entries a few weeks back, when suddenly, G.I. Joe's Storm Shadow landed on the shelves at Target, and spun me off into a few Saturdays worth of Joe related Mugg posts. Lost in the shuffle was the following, short lived Indiana Jones villain, The Cairo Swordsman...
It's been well documented that the original scene involving the Cairo Swordsman was supposed to be a much longer, whip versus sword duel between Indy and the Swordsman. Unfortunately, Harrison Ford had been suffering from a food born illness the day of shooting, and didn't feel up to the task of the planned fight scene. Instead, Ford suggested to director, Steven Spielberg that he just pull out his gun, and shoot the grandstanding Swordsman.
What resulted was one of the funniest scenes in the Indy franchise.

1 comment:

Joshua said...

bro, i've tagged you for a little toy collector GAME we're all doing now...6 things about yourself. check my post. and DO it!

and lol to rorschach