Back in 1984, one of the great years of cinema that brought amongst many treasures Ghostbusters, Gremlins and Beverly Hills Cop, the excitement for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was at fever pitch. Bringing in $179,870,271 at the US domestic box office on a $28.17m budget, the film would go on to nab an Academy Award and a BAFTA for its VIsual EFfects and go on to be much-loved by fans for it’s action, humour and memorable score by John Williams despite the film being dark enough to warrant the creation of two new vertifications, PG13 certification in the US and the 12 rating in the UK.

Back in 1984, the late BBC film critic Barry Norman spoke to director Steven Spielberg on Film 84 on the Elstree set of Temple of Doom and BBC Archive allow us a glimpse back over 37 years to those heady days.