The Cliffhanger (Indiana Jones)

The Cliffhanger (Indiana Jones)

Baron Hats

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Inspired by the classic fedora Baron Hats created for Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in "The Temple of Doom"

Please note: The color of your hat will be just like the original. However, because of the many variances in computer monitors, the color you see on your screen may be slightly different that the actual custom made hat. Rest assured, you are getting the original hat in the original color!

baron hatsThere's a wonderful story that Founder, Eddy Baron love to tell about the origins' of the original Indy Fedora made by Master Hatter Herbert Johnson for the very first movie in the classic series. When Eddy was asked to create the hats for the "Temple of Doom", one of his good friends and customer's, the late great writer-director Joel Oliansky was in his shop, while Eddy was making the hats. He laughed and said: "did you know, I was at the very birth of that hat!". It seems that at the time, Oliansky was preparing to make "The Competition" with Richard Dreyfuss and Amy Irving. He was at Amy's house to work with her on her part. She was watching a movie with her husband at the time, Steven Spielberg. He was also preparing a movie! He was screening all the classic action-adventure movies for inspiration for his own soon-to-be classic action adventure. They were watching one of the greatest: "Treasure of Sierra Madre". Humphrey Bogart suddenly appeared on the screen, wearing his beat-up very high-crown Fedora. Oliansky said that Steven suddenly stood up and said: "That's it! That's the kind of hat I want him to wear!" And as they say, the rest is history.

Baron actually has a reproduction of Bogart's fedora, along with actual props from the movie at our Hollywood Hat museum. And yes, when you compare Bogie's fedora with the one that Johnson originallycreated, they are definitely "brothers in arms"!

Because this is one of our must sought-after collectors hats (but rugged enough to wear on your own head for years), we offer it with two types of material. The very luxurious 100% Beaver and in hand-brushed Fur Felt. Both are hand-made-to-order to exacting specifications of the original which includes an extra high crown. We call this hat, inspired by the one Eddy made for "Temple", the "Cliffhanger".

It comes with an engraved leather sweatband, silk-satin lining, our special Lifetime Guarantee, and a personalized numbered and signed Certificate of Authenticity. It also is shipped in a custom Baron Hat box suitable for storage. And if you're even in Burbank, CA, drop in and see the Bogie Fedora that started it all!

Baron Hats is pleased to offer a FlexPay Payment Plan for this custom order at no additional cost or interest.

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Our Classic Reproductions hats are custom hand-made-to-order, so please allow approximately EIGHT WEEKS FOR DELIVERY. If you must have the hat sooner, e-mail us for special Rush Delivery prices and your delivery date needs to:


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By submitting this order you understand, agree and accept all conditions as set forth in our Service Agreement, including, but not limited to our custom hat refund policy. Unless otherwise noted, shipping dates as they appear on your invoice, are approximations. Conditions beyond our control including, but not limited to availability of special custom materials can effect completion dates.

Interested in having the hat in a different color than the original? E-Mail us with your color choice and we'll let you know if we can custom craft it in that color for you.

* Disclaimer: "Indiana Jones", and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" ", are TM and © (or trademarked and copyrighted) by © Paramount and TM Lucasfilm Ltd.

All Rights Reserved. "The Cliffhanger" is a classic fedora style as is standard in the hat industry, and Baron Hats is not affiliated in any way, nor do they by fact or inference imply to hold any rights or authorization of the use of any copyrights or trademarks as held by LucasFilm. Ltd.

Any reproduction, duplication or distribution of these materials in any form is prohibited. This web site, its operators Including, but not limited to Baron Hats, Inc, its associates, sub-contractors or representatives, and any content on this site relating to "Indiana Jones" are not authorized by LucasFilm. Ltd, or any of its related entities. Baron Hats, Inc, its associates, sub-contractors or representatives are not affiliated in any way, nor do they by fact or inference imply to hold any rights or authorization, rights of association or sponsorship or endorsement of the use of any copyrights or trademarks as held by any individuals, or companies mentioned or pictured in association with this offer, including, but not limited to Harrison Ford, or their representatives and assignees, or by Paramount Pictures, and LucasFilm. Ltd, or their representatives and assignees.

Hat Specs
Brim2 3/4"
ColorChocolate Brown
Felt Quality100% Dress Weight Fur Felt or 100% 200XXX Beaver
Hat Band1 1/2” Special grosgrain ribbon with “gentleman” bow-tie

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  • Brand: Baron Hats
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