Sunday, May 26, 2013

30 Years of RETURN OF THE JEDI - Part 26

 Here's part two of a look behind the scenes of Return of the Jedi:

Two of Jabba's guards take a break from filming. 

The full size Imperial shuttle on the Death Star hangar set. 

Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill on Jabba's Sail Barge. 

George lucas inspects the ewoks. 

Self explanatory. 

Lots of Darth Vader costume parts. 

Jabba under construction.

Mark Hamill in costume. 

Production designer, Norman Reynolds on location in Yuma, AZ. 

Saelt Marae having whiskers added. 

Filming the final duel between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. 

Filming the miniature AT-ST about to be done in by rolling logs. 

Richard Marquand, George Lucas, and Norman Reynolds planning out the scenes aboard Jabba's Sail Barge. 

Rehearsing Max Rebo. 

A speeder bike being prepared for filming. 

Carrie Fisher cuddling with one of the Gamorrean guards.

Peter Mayhew and Carrie Fisher goofing around with their blasters between takes. 

Sebastian Shaw made up as Anakin Skywalker.

The miniature Death Star surface.

Filming Alec Guinness and Mark Hamill. 

George Lucas, Howard Kazanjian, and Richard Marquand in the Emperor's Throne Room.

Grey Leader's helmet. 

Filming one of the speeder bikes in front of a blue screen. 

Alien masks.

Filming the Sarlacc Pit sequence on location in Yuma, AZ. 

Katie Purvis and Mark Hamill. 

The Millennium Falcon cockpit. 

The Rancor go-motion puppet. 

Boba Fett on the Jabba's Throne Room set. 

Christopher Evans at work on one of the Death Star matte paintings. 

Minaiture ewok and speeder bike. 

Still cuddling. 

The wortt puppet. 

Mark Hamill signing autographs on location in Yuma, AZ. 

Filming the Sy Snootles puppet on the set of Jabba's throne room. 

The shield generator miniature. 

Carrie Fisher on Jabba's sail barge. 

Building an X-Wing model.

On Location in Yuma, AZ.

Carrie Fisher and George Lucas in Jabba's throne room.

Filming the ewok celebration. 

Kenny Baker on location in Yuma, AZ, with one of the remote control R2-D2s.

Filming Boba Fett and the showgirls for the Special Edition. 

Jabba's palace and the Pit of Carkoon set. 

Ian McDiarmid in make-up as the Emperor. 

Chewbacca, the ewoks and various crew members on location. 

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