Artoo-Detoo Fries Himself!
By W. R. Miller on November 17, 2020
When Star Wars exploded onto cinema screens in 1977, I had the opportunity to see it in both 70mm and 35mm versions in north Texas. In Dallas, the film played at the NorthPark Cinema II, where it opened on Friday, May 27 (though, it wouldn’t be until December 23 that the 70mm version would play […]
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Mark Hamill, C-3PO and R2-D2 at the Oscars
By W. R. Miller on September 8, 2013
Comedian Bob “I’ve got an airport named after me” Hope hosted the 50th Academy Awards® held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on April 3, 1978. Here he introduces Mark Hamill, joined by Anthony Daniels as C-3PO and Ben Burtt’s voice and sounds as R2-D2. Together they present the Special Achievement awards […]
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