Harrison Ford’s E.T. cameo — up at YouTube

I have long known that Harrison Ford had a cameo in a scene that was deleted from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).

And I have long wondered how this cameo was shot, given that roughly the first two-thirds of Steven Spielberg’s film do not show the faces of any adult characters except for Elliott’s mother.

Well, thanks to YouTube, now I know.

Incidentally, Damian Arlyn at Windmills of My Mind has been blogging a different Spielberg film every day this month, as part of a series called “31 Days of Spielberg“. Check it out.

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  • Greg T

    The Henry Thomas audition video is very cool, too. The poster of this video mentioned it in the comments. Search “Henry Thomas Audition”.

  • Anonymous

    Damian’s blog on Spielberg has been accused of plagiarism on the spielbergfilms.com forum discussion list:

    http://www.spielbergfilms.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=3