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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Although Kenny Baker was inside R2-D2 for many shots, a mechanical version was also necessary for moves Baker couldn't accomplish. In very early drafts of Lucas' scripts, Artoo talked rather than beeped. "I remember at some point it seemed more dramatically interesting to me to have both droids talk, but it took some of the mystery, charm and the uniqueness out of the characters," he says. "I tried to make them as opposite as possible."

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