Wrote foreword for "My Magic Carpet of Films: A Personal Journey in the Motion Picture Industry, 1916-2000" by Michael D. Moore
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21 Interviews |
26 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
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Gentle George | George | George L. | Lucas
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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"Thank you. Thank you all. This is a very, very important award for me. Star Wars, oddly enough, doesn't really get that many awards. I'm not a big favorite with the critics, but who listens to them? I'm not a big industry favorite either, but of course they are a bunch of studio executives. The most important people for any filmmaker, the reason that I make films, is for you! The audience rules!...
Despite a reputation as Hollywood blockbusters, all of the Star Wars films are actually independent films, with the exception of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The only way he could get the required funding to make the film was to apply for studio funding. With the success of the film and its merchandising, Lucas no longer needed to go to the studios. For Episodes V and VI, he took out bank ...
Science fiction and fantasy themes in his films