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The filmmakers originally intended to portray the assembly of Rebels present for the ceremony using a matte painting. However, this proved too difficult, and the scene was filmed by moving the extras to different positions in the frame until the illusion of an large assembly was achieved.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

The filmmakers originally intended to portray the assembly of Rebels present for the ceremony using a matte painting. However, this proved too difficult, and the scene was filmed by moving the extras to different positions in the frame until the illusion of an large assembly was achieved.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

In early drafts of the script, R2-D2 could speak standard English, and had a rather foul vocabulary. Although all of Artoo’s English speech was removed, many of C-3PO’s reactions to it were left in.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

In early drafts of the script, R2-D2 could speak standard English, and had a rather foul vocabulary. Although all of Artoo’s English speech was removed, many of C-3PO’s reactions to it were left in.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Boba Fett’s armor was originally white.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

While George Lucas was filming the Sandcrawler scenes on location in Tunisia, the Libyan government became worried about a massive military vehicle parked near the Libyan border. Consequently, the Tunisian government, receiving threats of military mobilization, politely asked Lucas to move his sandcrawler farther away from the border.
Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)

While George Lucas was filming the Sandcrawler scenes on location in Tunisia, the Libyan government became worried about a massive military vehicle parked near the Libyan border. Consequently, the Tunisian government, receiving threats of military mobilization, politely asked Lucas to move his sandcrawler farther away from the border.

Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)
According to Mark Hamill, studio executives were unhappy that Chewbacca has no clothes and attempted to have the costume redesigned with shorts.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

According to Mark Hamill, studio executives were unhappy that Chewbacca has no clothes and attempted to have the costume redesigned with shorts.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Originally the rancor was going to be a costume, until ILM decided they wanted to avoid the Muppet look” and went with stop-motion instead.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983)

Originally the rancor was going to be a costume, until ILM decided they wanted to avoid the Muppet look” and went with stop-motion instead.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983)

The sound of the snow swirling on Hoth was produced by recording surf sounds and then alternately increasing and decreasing the volume.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The sound of the snow swirling on Hoth was produced by recording surf sounds and then alternately increasing and decreasing the volume.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Originally lightsabers were very common and used by common soldiers. They were also originally called “lazerswords.”
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Originally lightsabers were very common and used by common soldiers. They were also originally called “lazerswords.”

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

The studio was unhappy with “Star Wars” as a title after negative market testing. A competition was held during shooting for cast and crew to come up with a better one but nothing stuck.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

The studio was unhappy with “Star Wars” as a title after negative market testing. A competition was held during shooting for cast and crew to come up with a better one but nothing stuck.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

During the filming of the Battle of Hoth, the Echo Base troops were actually Norwegian mountain-rescue skiers. In exchange for participation in the film, Lucasfilm made a donation to the Norwegian Red Cross.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

During the filming of the Battle of Hoth, the Echo Base troops were actually Norwegian mountain-rescue skiers. In exchange for participation in the film, Lucasfilm made a donation to the Norwegian Red Cross.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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