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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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