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A New Hope

STAR WARS EPISODE IV:
A NEW HOPE
and the
l ‘KL EST Fink‘
George Lucas was so sure the film would flop that instead of attending
the premiere, he went on holiday to Hawaii with his good friend Steven
Spielberg, where they came up with the idea for Raiders of the Lost Ark
The skeleton that Threepio passes belongs to a Tatooine creature, a Greater
Krayt Dragon. This artificial skeleton was left in the Tunisian desert after filming
and still lies there. During filming of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clone
the site was visited by the crew and the skeleton was still there
In early drafts of the script, could speak standard English
and had a foul vocabulary. Although all of Artoo' s English speech
was removed, many of ' s reactions to it were left in
Mark Hamill held his breath for so long during the trash compactor scene that
he broke a blood vessel in his face. Subsequent shots are from one side only
Alec Guinness always recalled the experience of making the movie as a bad one
and consistently claimed that it was his idea to have his character killed in the
first film, so he "wouldn' t have to carry on saying these rubbish lines"
James Earl Jones and David Prowse, who play the
voice and body of Darth Vader, have never met
The bantha seen being mounted by tusken raiders after they spot Lukes speeder
was actually an Asian elephant dressed in a costume of fur and fake horns.
Filming the scene proved difficult, because the elephant was not accustomed
to the extreme heat of Death Valley, and kept removing the costume
Stunt doubles were not used for the scene in which Luke and Leia swing
to safety. Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill performed that stunt themselves
shooting it in just one take
one . one
Harrison Ford deliberately didn' t learn his lines for the intercom
conversation in the cell block, so it would sound spontaneous
Kenny Baker has said that often when the cast and crew broke for
lunch they would forget he was in the outfit leave him behind
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User avatar #4 - konradkurze (05/03/2014) [+] (45 replies)
seriously
left the skeleton in the desert, and some star wars nerds havent hauled ass to go get it as a major fandom piece?

yeah shipping it home would be a bitch but some geeks are just that obsessed theyd find a way,
User avatar #5 to #4 - azraelthemage (05/03/2014) [-]
Depends on how big it is though. It may bee too big too move. They may need a crane to get it out.
User avatar #7 - stupro (05/03/2014) [+] (5 replies)
Can someone explain me why was an actor necessary for R2D2?
User avatar #12 to #7 - eddymolly (05/03/2014) [-]
Because remote control was **** back then
User avatar #2 - huntergriff ONLINE (05/03/2014) [-]
also the picture where you see luke look into the lightsaber with the caption "Given the worlds most dangerous weapon points directly at face" is never actually in the movie...it's from a behind the scenes production shot.
#84 - fonakis (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I felt bamboozled for a moment.
User avatar #10 - XxElJuegoxX (05/03/2014) [-]
Based on C3PO's reactions, I always thought that R2-D2 was either very blunt about things or he was using profanity
#49 - poyuma (05/04/2014) [+] (2 replies)
HE SPELLED OUT 3PO
HE SPELLED OUT 3PO
#85 - neoexdeath (05/04/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Hey! Check out this FINE ass bitch getting all up in my holodisk port! Man, I bet she ***** like a Death Star ventilation shaft. Tight, small, but if you get it in just right, that bitch ******* EXPLODES!
#1 - huntergriff ONLINE (05/03/2014) [-]
KB'S FW
User avatar #3 - jamieswhiteshirt ONLINE (05/03/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Slight Weapons Malfunction | Robot Chicken | Adult Swim Very relevant for #10
User avatar #16 - electriccherry (05/04/2014) [+] (3 replies)
I think the krayt dragon was in the first KOTOR
correct me if im wrong
User avatar #83 - pheonix667 (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
May the 4th be with you

its national starwars day btw
User avatar #15 - jinxter (05/03/2014) [+] (4 replies)
Wasn't Warwick Davis R2D2? Or was that in the prequels?
User avatar #35 to #15 - kerfufflemachtwo (05/04/2014) [-]
Kenney has always been R2. Even though he's 79, he's still going to be R2 for the new Star Wars.

Warick was in Return of the Jedi as an Ewok. He was also in Phantom Menace as a pod racer. That's it.
User avatar #77 - olias (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
In a millennia that skeleton is going to **** with future paleontologists so hard.
#115 - smokekusheveryday (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
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#9 - xxxsonic fanxxx (05/03/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Why do you call C-3PO "Threepio"? That's weird.
User avatar #14 to #9 - huntergriff ONLINE (05/03/2014) [-]
...Because...3PO is the last 3 things in his name? Spelled out it would be threepio?
User avatar #40 - captinchikin (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I was thinking that if the Krayt Dragon stays there for hundreds, maybe even thousands of years, people would at think it was a skeleton of an ancient animal when coming across it. But Star Wars is the kind of thing that will always be around, the story will remain until the end of humanity.
User avatar #13 - fizzor (05/03/2014) [+] (3 replies)
The Alec Guinness one made me laugh like mad for some reason.
User avatar #18 to #13 - reican ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
since he would have to come back as a spirit in the next movies?
User avatar #97 - hellomynameisbill (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I just watched the family guy star wars parodies, and I can honestly say that if R2D2's lines were from the voice of an aggressively sarcastic and sassy black man, the movies would've been amazing.
User avatar #75 - jellytamer (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I love these type of comps more than anything else you do. more general movie comp's please!
User avatar #76 to #75 - psychadelicace (05/04/2014) [-]
im doing all 6
User avatar #46 - thelurkers (05/04/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I need more of this. sauces please.
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