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Elstree 1976 (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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Actors and extras reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.

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Jon Spira

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Jon Spira

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Blake ... Himself
Jeremy Bulloch ... Himself
John Chapman John Chapman ... Himself
Anthony Forrest ... Himself
Laurie Goode ... Himself
Garrick Hagon ... Himself
Derek Lyons ... Himself
Angus MacInnes ... Himself
David Prowse ... Himself
Pam Rose Pam Rose ... Herself
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Actors and extras reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.

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Behind the masks. Beneath the helmets. Big people. Small roles.

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Documentary

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elstree 1976 - Dietro le maschere di Guerre stellari See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP135,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,270, 8 May 2016

Gross USA:

$12,173

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,173
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Jon Spira used the crowd funding site 'Kickstarter' to raise enough funds to make this documentary. See more »

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References Pokémon (1997) See more »

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Almost pointless
5 May 2017 | by beresfordjdSee all my reviews

I am watching this now as I type.All it is is a series of talking heads, most of which are unknown, that tell stories about how they went to Elstree Studios and ended up in Star Wars. I recognised Dave Prowse and that was about all. I know Jeremy Bulloch but have not got to his section at present.The extras, few of whom are unnamed, tell most boring stories about their experiences. This documentary must only be of interest to Star Wars nerds and completists. Random shots of people in costumes from the films fail to make it any more fascinating as their faces are still not shown. I fail to see why this curiosity was made at all.


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