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According to Harrison Ford, during the making of the film, he and Mark Hamill would usually fool around and not commit to their work whenever Alec Guinness was not on set. When Guinness was on set, they behaved much more professionally.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

According to Harrison Ford, during the making of the film, he and Mark Hamill would usually fool around and not commit to their work whenever Alec Guinness was not on set. When Guinness was on set, they behaved much more professionally.

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)

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)

For the Dagobah scenes, Mark Hamill was the only one listed on the callsheets as an actor. Everyone else was listed as crew.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

For the Dagobah scenes, Mark Hamill was the only one listed on the callsheets as an actor. Everyone else was listed as crew.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Boba Fett’s armor was originally white.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

According to Animation Director Rob Coleman, not a single clone trooper suit was ever built. Every single clone trooper seen in the film is computer generated, with motion capture performed by ILM employees, wearing only the helmet and sometimes the footwear of the suit. The rest is complete CG.
Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

According to Animation Director Rob Coleman, not a single clone trooper suit was ever built. Every single clone trooper seen in the film is computer generated, with motion capture performed by ILM employees, wearing only the helmet and sometimes the footwear of the suit. The rest is complete CG.

Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

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)

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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