What was the original Indiana Jones called?

George Lucas wrote a story called "The Adventures of Indiana Smith" in 1973. While on vacation in Hawaii in 1977, he spoke with Steven Spielberg, who mentioned he always wanted to do a James Bond film. Lucas told him the Indiana Smith character was even b

Who was originally casted as Indiana?

Spielberg wanted to use Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones from the beginning, but Lucas rejected the idea, since he had already used Ford in American Grafitti and Star Wars. So Tom Selleck was chosen for the role. However, he dropped out to star in the telev

What is Indiana's real first name?

Indy's real name in its entirety is Dr. Henry Jones, Jr.

What does Willie (Kate Capshaw) douse her elephant with in Temple of Doom?

That Willie! The elephant is none too happy with the perfume bath, and Willie indignantly exclaims, "This is expensive stuff!"

Why is Indy's name "Indiana"?

Indy gave himself the nickname "Indiana" after his favorite family dog. We find this out at the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

In The Last Crusade, Indiana refers to his lighter as his lucky charm. What image is on the lighter?

Indy calls it his lucky charm. His dad says it "feels like a cigarette lighter" before setting the floor on fire.

In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Marion (Karen Allen) says to Indy, "You're not the man I knew ten years ago." Indy replies, "It's not the years, honey, it's the ______."

"It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage."
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