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Star Wars: 65 Great Behind-The-Scenes Photos
We look forward to Star Wars Episode VII, by taking a look back at how they made the previous six films


A long time ago - well, 36 years - in a galaxy far, far away (Tunisia), the Star Wars universe was born. But when George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Alec Guinness, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels et al gathered to shoot those Tatooine scenes in North Africa they could barely have imagined what love and affection their space opera would stir over the decades to come. With Disney's new Star Wars movie underway, what better time to power down the shield and look behind the scenes at all six productions to date?
Jump to: A New Hope  |  The Empire Strikes Back  |  Return Of The Jedi  |  The Phantom Menace  |  Attack Of The Clones  |  Revenge Of The Sith
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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Shooting the first glimpse of Mos Eisley ("You'll never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.") in Tozeur, Tunisia. The production used porters and mules to carry equipment up a cliff, including a tea urn for the English crew members. By the time Anthony Daniels was fitted into his C-3P0 suit, it was tea-time and he spent the duration of the break locked inside his metal suit.

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