Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal editor and fur trade historian Jim Hardee interviews Clay Landry at the Museum of the Mountain Man, on working as the wilderness technical adviser on the three Oscar winning film The Revenant.
What did you find to be the most difficult part of working on this film?
Who went through Mountain Man boot camp and what skills did they learn?
Did the actors learn the history of the mountain men?
Do you think the film represents the mountain man era and Rocky Mountain Fur Trade in an authentic way?
What do you hope people will take away from this film?
What is an example of a historically accurate scene in the film & how did the director get a mule on a keelboat?
Alot of scenes are filmed in snow, how did they shoot those scenes?
What was is like working with Leonardo DiCaprio and what have you found to be the most noteworthy thing about Hugh Glass?
What were some changes you helped make to the script to increase the historical accuracy?
What can we look forward to in your new article about Hugh Glass in the Vol. 10 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal, and how do you view the journals place in the academic world?