Some behind-the-scenes footage of Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill taking a break in the Death Star set. Note the cigarette between Ford’s fingers. On November 28, 2019, “Star Wars” posted a featurette, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” talking about the legacy of the franchise. Notice the footage at 1:12: What happened to […]
The Star Wars Historical Sourcebook includes links to online videos at YouTube and Vimeo, so fans can see for themselves a visual source of information. Here’s a clip of Mark Hamill guesting on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on November 29, 1977, sharing a story in which Sir Alec Guinness plays a prank on […]
Greetings, Star Wars fans! If you’re curious about the content of The Star Wars Historical Sourcebook, here are some sample pages from the year 1976. From these you can see the format of the book. Citations are arranged in chronological order. Quotes are provided from the cast and crew during production. Other citations come from […]
How big a Star Wars fan are you? Do you know the answers to the following questions: Who was the first Star Trek actor involved with Star Wars? Were Luke and Leia originally twins, according to George Lucas? How old were Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher at the time of casting? What were the Whills? […]
Mark Hamill and Stan Lee praise each other during a recording session for Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest. Watch: Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest is coming this fall to Disney XD.
Was The Force Awakens all that Star Wars fans hoped it was going to be? Mark Hamill gave us some clues: Uploaded March 5, 2016. At the University of Cambridge, he compared The Force Awakens to the Transformers series, “Cinema of Bewilderment.” Uploaded March 15, 2016.
On Saturday, February 27, 2016, a week before he visited Oxford, Mark Hamill came to Cambridge for a Q&A session hosted by The Cambridge Union Society. The event, which began at 5 p.m., is now available for viewing here: Uploaded March 12, 2016. Afterward, The Cambridge News posted their report, “Star Wars actor Mark Hamill […]
On Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:00, the Oxford Union Society hosted a Q&A with Mark Hamill which, thankfully for the rest of the world, was taped and uploaded to YouTube for our viewing pleasure: Uploaded on March 8, 2016 The presentation was reported by Mike Larkin for Dailymail.com, under the title, “The force is […]
April 9, 1977. At the Los Angeles Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Convention, held at the LAX Marriott from April 8-10, the Vice President of Star Wars Corporation, Charles Lippincott, presented a panel on the soon-to-be released feature film, Star Wars. Luckily for us, Barney Evans recorded that panel and uploaded the audio to YouTube […]
Today, July 10, 2015, Kathleen Kennedy and J.J. Abrams promoted Star Wars VII at San Diego Comic-Con International. Here’s a reel they presented. Note how it de-emphasizes CG and points out the use of “practical” effects, sets and costumes: And here’s the panel itself: