Saturday, June 11, 2011

A Paramount Picture

Mr. Hunter stopped by the side of the Kuhio Highway in Kauai so that he could pose with the Kalalea Mountain, which was featured in the opening of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Kalalea Mountain is also famous for its resemblance to King Kong's profile.  
It's funny; back when I took this picture I couldn't really see the King Kong profile, but now it seems pretty clear to me.  (Look at the left side of the mountain.)

June 12 marks the 30th anniversary of the premiere Raiders of the Lost Ark.  (Thirty years!!)

Here's a blog entry about this "Paramount Peak" from an Indiana Jones fan page.  Here's a discussion of the opening shots from Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Kalalea Mountain
Kuhio Highway near Anahola
Kauai, Hawaii
October 2000

1 comment:

  1. Throw me the idol, I throw you the whip.