Jerry Hopper

  • Jerry Hopper – Secret of the Incas (1954)

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    Charlton Heston stars as Harry Steele, an American treasure hunter moonlighting as a tour guide in the jungles of Peru. He is on a quest to discover the Sunburst, an ancient Incan treasure that has the power to build and destroy civilizations.

    Shot on location at Machu Picchu in Peru, the film is often credited as the inspiration for Raiders of the Lost Ark.Read More »

  • Jerry Hopper – Naked Alibi (1954)

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    Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis? Written by Rod CrawfordRead More »

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