Harrison Ford once shot The Doors' Jim Morrison

Actor Harrison Ford had a brief stint behind the camera in 1968. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images
Actor Harrison Ford had a brief stint behind the camera in 1968. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

It's a fact few people know, but Harrison Ford, who's made a career out of being in front of the camera, once shot Jim Morrison.

Long ago, before rocketing to stardom as the captain of the Millennium Falcon, he worked as a carpenter, doing odd construction jobs and building sets.

One house he had worked on turned out to be that of photographer Paul Ferrera, who as luck would have it, happened to be shooting a documentary about American rock band The Doors, called Feast of Friends.

Ferrera had discovered during filming that one camera would not be enough, and after meeting Ford again at a party in 1968, offered the role of second camera/grip to the 25-year-old.

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Retrieved on 21 December 2018 from https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/74650308/null

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