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Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Ark Ceremony (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Ark Ceremony (1981)

Indy: Marion, don’t look at it. Shut your eyes, Marion. Don’t look at it, no matter what happens. Belloq: It’s beautiful! Marion: Indy! Indy: Don’t look, Marion! Keep your eyes shut! Marion.

27 thoughts on “Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Ark Ceremony (1981)”

  1. Well first off the instant they touched the Ark they would have dropped dead ……. and second, only the Americans were spared. ::wink wink:: Shalom and Maranatha!!

  2. I always wondered what those whispers were when the Ark was opened. Further more, Dietrich says "Sand?!", as he scoops it up with his right hand. You Tube censors edited the film.

  3. Must be terrifying to have your eyes closed, hearing Belloq shout "It's beautiful!" and followed by screams, heat and no trace left behind.

  4. For as long as I live, I will always remember the way this scene made such an incredible impact on me the first time I saw it.

  5. Wonder if Indiana Jones could pilot a submarine all by himself. Of course, if he could ride a submerged submarine all the way to a small island near Greece, I guess he could do anything.

  6. 2:54 – 2:56 IT'S MY MOTHER IN LAW!!

  7. 1:13 is my favorite part of this entire clip.

    I wish Ronald Lacey had been in more high-profile roles in the states, because his acting style was so unique and original, I think he'd have been great. When I think of the villains in Raiders, I think of Lacy, Wolf Kahler & Paul Freeman as iconic. But that's just my own love for the 80's talking again… this movie is still as good today as it was when it came out.

  8. What if Indy didn’t know to close his and marions eyes and the spirits decided to leave them after looking into their souls and seeing the purity they carry

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