Author J.W. Rinzler has recently published a new book revealing hundreds of Star Wars Return Of The Jedi behind the scenes pictures. Most of these images are from the Lucasfilm archives and have never been seen before but we got a few samples to show you.
Harrison Ford chats with George Lucas between setups
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Phil Tippett and Stewart Freeborn pose before their joint collaboration: a menagerie of wonderful monsters
Ian McDiarmid in his complete Emperor’s makeup, which covered only the front two-thirds of his head. The cowl always covered the back of his head.
Harrison Ford relaxes on a plank, with Richard Marquand and Mark Hamill close by
Carrie Fisher With A Very Young Warwick Davis
George Lucas and Richard Marquand on the Emperor’s throne room set at Elstree during principal photography
Mark Hamill is filmed during Luke’s moment of choice: Will he commit patricide or become a true Jedi and show compassion for his father?
Ewoks seize the clapperboard on May 17, 1982, during second unit work near Crescent City
Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill on location in California’s Buttercup Valley aboard Jabba’s barge, April 1982
If you loved these Star Wars Return Of The Jedi behind the scenes pictures then check out the book – The Making of Star Wars Return Of The Jedi by J.W. Rinzler.
The author’s unprecedented access to the formidable Lucasfilm Archives has yielded a mother lode of extremely informative, vastly entertaining, and often unexpected stories, anecdotes, recollections, and revelations straight from the closely guarded set of a big-screen blockbuster in the making.
Brimming with previously unpublished photos, production artwork, script excerpts, exclusive intel, vintage on-set interviews, and present-day commentary, The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi chronicles “how George Lucas and his crew of extroverted artists, misfits, and expert craftspeople roused themselves to great heights for a third time” to create the next unforgettable chapter in one of the most beloved sagas of all time.
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