“This interview was done with Mark Hamill in September 1976 at the World Science Fiction Convention in Kansas City. The general public knew little about Star Wars at this time and in fact the film was only about half finished with the release date nine months away. Rick Baker hadn’t even been called in yet, which is why Mark doesn’t mention his contribution when discussing make-up, etc. No one really knew what Star Wars would finally look like, much less that it would soar to unprecedented success. Thus his comments contain cautious optimism about the film. Aside from a lot of the interesting information this interview contains, it shows what it’s like to be in the middle of a mammoth production whose release is months and months away with a future where anything can happen… And it did!”
Thanks to Jon Knutson at Pellucidar Offerings. You can find tons of other great stuff on his blog and Flickr page. Above: the directors of the original Star Wars trilogy: Irvin Kershner (‘The Empire Strikes Back’), George Lucas (‘Star Wars’) and Richard Marquand (‘Return of the Jedi’). Photo courtesy of A Certain Cinema.
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