Watch: Retro Hour-Long PBS Special on Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy
by Ethan Anderton
July 3, 2014
With a rumor lingering that Star Wars: Episode VII could end up being delayed to 2016 (we're betting that won't happen), we're not sure how long we'll really be waiting to see the continuance of the space saga. We're not counting on a big presence at Comic-Con this year at all, but maybe the title will be revealed in San Diego just to hold fans over. In the meantime, how about a retrospective look back at the making of the original Star Wars trilogy created by George Lucas? The Playlist has found an hour-long PBS program that dives behind the scenes of the first three films, and Lucas is pretty prominent in the special. Watch!
Here's From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga, now in one single video (via Centropolis):
This special is definitely worth your time, complete with narration from Mark Hamill. This program actually aired in December of 1983, seven months after Return of the Jedi had dominated the big screen, so it covers all three episodes of the original trilogy. There's lots of cool behind the scenes footage for fans to soak up, and also some things that will have Star Wars prequel naysayers absolutely laughing their asses off about. For example, Lucas says, "A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing. Now that's funny.
DAVIDPD on Jul 3, 2014
I love stuff like this, will watch later.
Chris Groves on Jul 3, 2014
Seen it many times... I actually own the VHS tape... However, I do not own a VCR anymore. D'oh! I feel Burgess Meredith in that episode of Twilight Zone.
DaveLister_JMC on Jul 3, 2014
That's not fair...there was TIME now...
Outlaw on Jul 4, 2014
I remember watching that on PBS when it came out. Taped it on our brand new V-H-S player, so I could watch it over and over. And yeah, that exact quote has really stuck out to me over the years, especially after he did exactly the opposite with the prequel trilogy.
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