Tag: Ben Burtt

Video Featurette: The Birth And History Of The Lightsaber

April 2, 20140 Comments

A new 15-Minute featurette has been released explaining the origins of the lightsaber, one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. The concept and creation is discussed by George Lucas, Mark Hamill and sound designer Ben Burtt. George Lucas recalls that Star Wars was influenced by the pirate and swashbuckling films of the ’40s, […]

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Original Screen Test For All-White Boba Fett Outfit

July 2, 2013

Many have seen the early Ralph McQuarrie sketches of Boba Fett sporting the all-white helmet and armor. What you haven’t seen is the original white Fett costume in action. A camera was rolling to capture “proto Fett’s” reveal to Lucas and company at the filmmaker’s home on June 28th, 1978. In the video, sound designer […]

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