The David Morgan 450 series bullwhips were used in the Indiana Jones movies “This whip, as the No. 453 8 ft. length or the No. 455 10 ft. length, became an icon...Equally as important the association of this whip with these outstanding movies led to a resurgence in interest in whips in movies, stage performances, and in sport whip cracking. There are now large numbers of Indiana Jones fans, many cracking whips.” —David Morgan
He co-starred with Harrison Ford in both The Mosquito Coast (1986) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), and earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Running On Empty. In 1993, outside Johnny Depp's L.A. nightclub, The Viper Room, Phoenix went into cardiac arrest and died, a result of lethal levels of heroin and cocaine. His other films include Little Nikita (1988, with Sidney Poitier), Dogfight (1991) and Sneakers (1992, with Robert Redford).
53 Fascinating Facts About "Indiana Jones" You Probably Never Knew | 45. River Phoenix, who played young Indiana in The Last Crusade, had previously worked with Ford on The Mosquito Coast. Phoenix said he would sometimes imitate Ford on the set of Mosquito Coast for laughs. It was Ford’s idea to cast Phoenix in The Last Crusade.