Directed by Jerry Hopper. With Charlton Heston and Robert Young. Often cited as a major inspiration for Raiders of the Lost Ark, this Peruvian-set drama follows a Fedora-wearing American adventurer as he tries to locate a powerful ancient Incan artifact before a rival treasure-hunter does. This was the first major Hollywood movie filmed at Machu Picchu. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. USA, 1954, color, 16mm, 100 min.
Shown in conjunction with the exhibition Wari: Lords of the Andes
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).